Oracle extends VM Server for SPARC 2.0 support to T2 Systems

In September this year, Oracle announced the release of Oracle VM Server for SPARC version 2.0.The version initially supported only the T3 processor range, but now Oracle announced that also the T2 processors are supported as well.

The product used to be known as Sun Logical Domains (LDoms), but was rebranded after Sun merged into Oracle. The product allows creation of up to 128 virtual machines per physical server, and each can boot a restricted selection of guest operating systems, including Solaris 10 and 11, OpenSolaris , Ubuntu Linux Server Edition and OpenBSD.

The product is now extended to support the following servers:

•UltraSPARC T2 Plus Servers

◦Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 Server

◦Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server

◦Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 Server

◦Sun Blade T6340 Server Module

◦Sun Netra T6340 Server Module

◦Sun Netra T5440 Server

•UltraSPARC T2 Servers

◦Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Server

◦Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 Server

◦Sun Blade T6320 Server Module

◦Sun Netra CP3260 ATCA Blade Server

◦Sun Netra T5220 Server