The latest JDK for Sun Java SE 6, which includes support for Itanium
, is ready for download from the Sun Developer Network at http://java.
A primary reason that APEX selected a server architecture based on Intel's Itanium
2 processor was the need to address large data volumes efficiently.
While HP and Intel co-developed the Itanium
, HP developed its own chipset.
AMD claims that since 32-bit applications run under emulation on Itanium
, performance of these same apps will be better under Opteron.
Solutions Alliance was formed by leading enterprise and technical solutions providers to work together toward a common objective of transitioning the world of proprietary computing platforms to open, industry standard solutions based on Intel Itanium
This sales and distribution user benchmark is another example of the outstanding scalability and performance of the Itanium
processor family for the most demanding enterprise applications," said Phil Brace, general manager of server marketing, Intel's Digital Enterprise Group.
More important, Itanium
ushers in stunningly fast 64-bit processing speeds.
In the Itanium
Solutions Guide website, visitors experience information relevant to core business computing practices through traditional and new media such as: case studies, white papers, podcasts, videos, flash animations and blogs.
Intel explicitly developed IA-64 for those customers requiring high-performance computing and enterprise platforms," said Lisa Graff, director, Itanium
Group, Intel Corporation, "and companies like Penguin Computing, which serves the high-performance markets Linux cluster and server markets are ideally suited to take advantage of the growth in Itanium
Solutions Alliance is pleased to have the opportunity to coordinate efforts with Red Hat to expand software solutions for Itanium
-based systems and contribute to the growth of the Independent Software Vendor ecosystem," said Yoichi Murakami, Fujitsu Limited, Chairman of the Itanium
Solutions Alliance Enabling Committee.
2 processor delivers outstanding performance, scalability and value for high-end enterprise and technical computing applications.
Solutions Alliance has made steady progress with increasing application availability on Itanium
-based platforms; Java support for Itanium
expands that portfolio further," said Gordon Haff, Principal IT Advisor with Illuminata, Inc.