It’s days like these that make it fun working for Sun. The new server’s official name is the T5440; they call it a “mid-range” box, but to me it looks like a monster; count the numbers for cores, threads, RAM, and so on. It’s astounding what you can fit into a 4U box these days.
event, but if you want the real poop, you need to start at
Packer’s blog, where he’s aggregating technical contributions from a bunch
of the engineers who actually, you know, built this thing.
[Update: Oops, removed misleading RAM claim. Sorry.]