Fujitsu have released details on their 'Athena' server line up, featuring its own 16 core SPARC64-X processors. Full details are yet to be released by Oracle, but the 'M10' product family have been released by Fujitsu - we expect an Oracle release in the very near future. There's currently 3 different machines, a single socket, quad socket, and a complete rack with 16 of the quad socket boxes nestled inside it.

Fujitsu SPARC M10-1 Server

Fujitsu M10-1 Server

The entry M10, the M10-1 is a single socket, 1U box with a SPARC64-X Processors. All 16 of the CPU cores are active, running at 2.8 GHz with a 22MB L3 cache supporting it. The M10-1 supports up to 512 GB of memory, with storage options of up to 8 SAS or 8 SSD drives at the front of the machine - if you drop the DVD drive requirement. There are 3 PCIe Gen3 x8 slots and 4 GbE ports as standard.

Full Fujitsu M10-1 Specification

Fujitsu SPARC M10-4 Server

Fujitsu M10-4 Server

The next server in the line up is the M10-4, a four socket box in a 4U rack-mount chassis.The L3 cache is bumped to 24MB per processor and clock speed up to 3.0 GHz. Cooling requirements limit the number of drive bays to 8 (SSD or SAS), but there are 11 PCIe Gen3 slots available. There's still 4 GbE ports, and up to 2 TB of main memory.

Full Fujitsu M10-4 Specification

Fujitsu SPARC M10-4S Cluster Server

Fujitsu M10-4S Server

Topping the range is the M10-4S, which features up to 16 M10-4 servers clustered into one rack utilising a proprietary interconnect. Supporting up to 64 sockets, 1,024 cores, and up to 32 TB of main memory across all nodes. The M10-4S will have 128 media bays, 128 Gen3 PCIe x8 slots, and 64 GbE ports across the entire rack.

Full Fujitsu M10-4S Specification

As previously stated, we expect a release from Oracle and Fujitsu (EMEA) in the near future, so keep this page bookmarked!