[rescue] Sun is purple - not blue....

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 15:11:19 CDT 2009

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> I was under the impression that Sun's chips were faster under integer 
>> workloads but not as fast under floating-point workloads.
> I don't think Sun's been able to beat IBM's integer performance since IBM
> released POWER4+.  POWER5 and POWER6 are silly fast, and IBM actually
> groks virtualization, which is rather critical to using that much
> horsepower effectively.

That makes me wonder where the previously expressed sentiment that Sun's 
chip designs are superior to those of IBM's in the CPU arena?

Peace...  Sridhar

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