Support for Itanium
has dwindled over the past decade, which has led to its gradual death.
said that the decision was based on the likely end-of-life of Itanium
- which Intel
Oracle's announcement has hurt HP's Itanium
business since the March 2011 announcement and will continue to affect it through at least 2020, Orszag said.
Oracle is likely to pounce on the news as evidence that HP plans to move its Integrity customers off of Itanium
and onto Xeon.
Oskar Wols, the project leader for the Dynamo project, summarized the results by saying, "The Intel Itanium
processor, in combination with Intel's software optimization tools, make the ingredients for the best possible performance of our Dynamo software."
However, even some of the CIOs Intel enlisted yesterday to voice their support for the new chips admitted that had they known Intel would follow AMD down the hybrid route, they would have thought twice about their earlier commitments to Itanium
Supported by HP's most advanced Itanium
2 platforms, university faculty will be able to tap into a wealth of computing power and open doors to new ways of teaching that can significantly enhance the learning experience for students.
Benchmarks conducted on an HP Server rx5670 with four 900MHz Itanium
2 processors running the TimesTen Real-Time Event Processing System achieved the highest ever 4-way event processing performance numbers in TimesTen's history.* For read-intensive applications like reference data matching, intelligent order routing, and subscriber policy management, this configuration completed over 180,000 read operations per second -- a 35 percent gain over the next highest 4-way result on any platform supported by TimesTen.
A DIFFERENT SOFT OF 64-Bitness Hewlett-Packard (HP; Fort Collins, CO) is covering all bases by providing workstations running on 32-bit Intel Xeon and Pentium 4 processors, 64-bit Intel Itanium
2, and HP's own 64-bit PA-RISC processors.
In January, SGI announced the SGI Altix 3000 family of servers and superclusters, which combine SGI(R) supercomputing architecture with Intel Itanium
2 processors and the Linux operating system.
Intel Corp will announce a special version of its forthcoming "Madison" 64-bit Itanium
2 processor aimed at the special needs of the high-performance computing market, according to Rick Herrmann, manager of Intel's HPC segment.
In the spring, Advanced Micro Devices announced Opteron, and AMD is now officially trying to take advantage of Intel's questionable Itanium
development decisions to grab a slice of the lucrative enterprise server processor market.