Sun Fire x4600 womps OPRA

Ok, so writing headlines is half the fun 😉
A newly announced benchmark tested the capacity of the 8-socket Sun Fire x4600 server to handle the industry’s heaviest market data workload through the Wombat Market Data Platform under two distribution scenarios from the Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA). OPRA data rates are the most challenging in the industry, and the most likely to lead to server sprawl in customer data centers. Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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