Oracle Layoffs Reportedly Hit SPARC and Solaris Hard

September 7, 2017

Oracle’s latest layoffs have many wondering if this is the end of the line for the SPARC processor and Solaris OS development. As reported by multiple sources Read more…

By John Russell

Fujitsu Launches M12 Servers; Emphasizes Commitment to SPARC

April 4, 2017

Delivering on their promised SPARC roadmap, Fujitsu and Oracle today introduced two new servers – the M12-2 and M12-2S – featuring the new SPARC64 XII chip Read more…

By John Russell

Japan’s Post-K Computer Hits 1-2 Year Speed Bump

September 8, 2016

At the HPC User Forum in Austin, Texas, Dr. Yutaka Ishikawa, project lead for RIKEN AICS, confirmed that Japan's next-generation supercomputer, the Post-K compu Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Fujitsu Targets 100 Petaflops Supercomputing

August 12, 2014

On Monday at the Hot Chips 26 conference, Fujitsu revealed details about its upcoming SPARC64 XIfx chips, which the company is counting on to reach the 100-peta Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Sun, Oracle Chiefs Vow: Sun Technologies Will Live On

January 22, 2010

McNealy and Ellison vow to carry Sun technologies forward. Read more…

By Paul Krill

Sun’s Sparc Server Roadmap Revealed

September 14, 2009

Sixteen-core Rock chip dropped from plans. Read more…

By Timothy Prickett Morgan

Fujitsu Aims for 10-Petaflop Supercomputer

August 26, 2009

Fujitsu details eight-core Sparc processor destined for next-generation supers. Read more…

By James Niccolai

Fujitsu Gets Nod for 10 Petaflop Super

July 21, 2009

Next-generation Japanese supercomputer will rely on Fujitsu SPARC chips. Read more…

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