Sun Announces World Records Using x86 Servers

Sun has announced five new record results on industry-standard benchmarks using x64 servers based on Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron architectures, powered by the Solaris operating system (OS) and Linux. The company has posted what it says are the “first-ever” submissions on two new benchmarks from the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC): SPECjvm2008 and SPECmail2008, as well as SPECfp2006, ABAQUS and Fluent application benchmarks for high performance computing (HPC) environments. Full Story

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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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