Read the article now
And I still want one.
That's an awful lot of double precision performance.
Ahead of the SC11 supercomputing conference in Seattle next week, Japanese IT conglomerate Fujitsu says it's not only going to commercialize the K supercomputer that just busted through the 10 petaflops barrier, but that early next year it will double-stuff the design with a new Sparc64 chip, and sell it to entities other than …
I am asking whether SPARC Venus will be killed, just as IBMers said. And now it seems that you say that SPARC Venus will not be killed off, only SPARC64 will be killed? But SPARC Venus is SPARC64, yes? So, what do you mean?
Regarding if SPARC is going to be killed or not, you have maybe seen Oracle's roadmap and in it says that SPARC servers will continue to be released.
Regarding if POWER is going to be killed or not, IBM is probably planning for that kill because IBM earlier said that AIX will be killed. AIX runs on POWER, and when AIX is killed, what will run on POWER then? Intel is catching up fast on POWER, and future POWER cpus will be slower and much more expensive than x86 - which is when IBM will kill POWER and AIX. You better start to learn Linux.