Oracle’s x86 beast – X5-8

Just read an announcement about the brand new Oracle X5-8 server.

Oracle will be one of the few vendors with an 8 socket Intel based server. This beast runs up to 144 Xeon cores based on E7-8895 v3 CPUs with 6 TB memory and 16 PCIe Gen3 slots.

server_x5-8Read more about at Josh Rosen’ Blog.