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Intel press releases confirm Itanium roadmap committed

Intel press releases confirm Itanium roadmap committed

Oracle’s press release dated March 22nd stated “..Itanium was nearing the end of its life”. Really?


I would like to share Intel’s press releases for those of our readers whom have not seen the recent announcements.


  • On Feb 17 (only five weeks prior to Oracle’s statement above), Intel released Poulson, offering 3.1 billion transistors, the most of any current microprocessor, to advance the Itanium architecture for the next decade of mission-critical computing. Here is the fact sheet and Intel contact information


  • Intel further positions the Itanium roadmap in the press release on March 23. Kittson is an officially committed roadmap product for Itanium beyond Poulson and is also in active development.






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Tags: hp| Intel| Itanium
Conor OMahony | ‎03-28-2011 12:27 PM

For those of you who run Oracle Database on HP/Itanium, there is a viable alternative.  You can keep your database workloads on HP/Itanium, improve database performance, and lower your database costs.  IBM DB2 has a set of compatibility features that make it relatively straightforward to move from Oracle Database to IBM DB2.  Not only that, but you can continue to use your Oracel Database skills after moving!  Forrester have covered this at Simpler Database Migrations Have Arrived!  You can get more information at IBM DB2 Welcomes Oracle Database/HP Itanium Customers.

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