Oct 17, 2005 | Sun Microsystems launched a new line of Sun Fire servers based on AMD Opteron multicore processors. The servers, code-named Galaxy until the announcement, are aimed at high-performance computing, server consolidation, and Web hosting applications. The initial products in the line include the Sun Fire X2100, X4100, and X4200. These servers accommodate, respectively, one, two, and four multicore processors. All of the new servers can run the Solaris 10 Operating System, Linux, and Windows. Sun noted that future servers in the line will include systems designed to take up to eight multicore processors.
Vendor: Sun Microsystems
Product: Sun Fire X2100, X4100, X4200
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