Vol 122 Issue 1 2008-03-31 Article 19652 from section "News"

Monthly Sun Marketing Update - April 2008

The "Good News" from Sun for April 2008 includes: The Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Sun $44.29 million in
funding for a 5.5-year research project focused on microchip
interconnectivity; OmniTI saved $400,000 on initial license fees and
$200,000 on annual maintenance fees by migrating from Oracle on Linux
to PostgreSQL and MySQL; Scripps Networks easily responds to massive,
unpredictable peaks in demand, serving up to 300 million
revenue-generating ads per day, after deploying Sun Fire T2000 and
Sun Fire X4600; 2000 server significantly outperformed the HP DL580
by 2x in an OLTP benchmark and had 8x better SWaP

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