This vendor spotlight focuses on how Oracle’s hardware systems are built for total performance throughout the stack and describes the latest server products based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E5 family. Oracle brings a unique perspective to customers, delivering end-to-end enterprise applications and databases specifically for large data centers and designed for total performance from ...applications to disk.
Oracle takes advantage of the significant overall performance improvements, I/O enhancements, and built-in encryption technology with Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel AES-NI) of the Intel Xeon processor E5 family. With the new processor, Oracle has set world records for performance in its new systems. This level of performance and capability is extremely important for the demands of private cloud deployments. New systems that employ the Intel Xeon processor E5 family include Sun Fire* X4170 M3 and the Sun Fire X4270 M3 (rack systems), the Sun Blade* X6270 M3 (an x86 server blade module for use in the Sun Blade 6000 chassis), and a carrier-grade version of the rack system for telecommunications customers.