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With rock-solid availability and hot-swappable components that are common across the entire Sun Fire family, the Sun Fire 15K helps you redefine total cost of ownership across your IT organization. The only high-end data center server with Sun's fifth-generation Dynamic System Domains, the Sun Fire 15K server running the robust Solaris[tm] 8 Operating Environment reliably supports thousands of mission-critical applications. And the system has the flexibility to support multiple configurations as your business needs change.

Number of processors Up to 106
Architecture 900-MHz Cu Superscalar SPARC[tm] V9, ECC-protected UltraSPARC® III processors
Cache per processor Level 1:  ECC protected 32 KB instruction and 64 KB data on chip
Level 2:  ECC protected 8 MB external cache
System interconnect 150 MHz Sun Fireplane[tm] redundant 18X18 data, address, and response crossbar interconnect
CPU/Memory Boards Up to 18 CPU/Memory Boards, each holding 4 processors and up to 32 GB memory, providing up to 576 GB memory per system, and common design across the entire Sun Fire[tm] 3800-15K server family.
I/O Up to 72 hot-swappable PCI slots on 18 channels; 36 slots are 66 MHz, 36 slots are 33 MHz; supports Sun Gigabit Ethernet FC-AL/P Combination Adapter, Sun Dual Fast Ethernet and Dual SCSI /P Adapter, Sun Dual Differential Ultra SCSI Host Adapter, Sun Quad FastEthernet[tm], SunATM[tm] 622, Sun HIPPI/P1.0, Serial Asynchronous Interface Adapter.
System Controller Redundant System Controllers Automatic system failover of System Controllers, automatic failover of clock and management functions, with no service interruption to users.
  Overall System Bandwidth Up to 172.8 GBps peak, up to 43.2 GBps sustained.
Overall I/O Bandwidth: up to 21.6 GBps sustained.
  Full hardware redundancy
Hot CPU Upgrades
Online upgrades
Journaling file system
Concurrent maintenance
Full data integrity
Redundant network connections
Redundant storage connections
Hardened operating system kernel
Hardened I/O drivers
RAS Features
DR/ADR Dynamic Reconfiguration/Automated Dynamic Reconfiguration:
On-the-fly, online reallocation of system resources (CPUs, memory, I/O boards) as capacity needs change or for repairs, without operating system reboots.
Dynamic System Domains Up to 18 fifth-generation Dynamic System Domains allow secure, fault-isolated, dynamic partitioning of resources within a single server.
  Domain Management Dedicated network connections between the System Controller and 18 Dynamic System Domains are physically embedded inside Sun Fireplane Interconnect for added security. Administrative Roles Separate roles and responsibilities, including role-based access controls for enhanced security. Unique ID for platform operator.
Resource Management
  Fifth-generation Dynamic System Domains, Solaris Resource Manager[tm] software, Solaris Bandwidth Manager software
Operating system Solaris [tm] 8 Operating Environment (10/01 or later)
Languages C, C++, Pascal, Fortran, Java[tm] technology
Networking ONC[tm]/NFS[tm], TCP/IP, SunNet[tm] OSI, X.25 Start, DCE, Netware
System Management Sun[tm] Management Center 3.0 software
System Management Services (SMS) 1.1 software
Centralized administration of multiple applications on a single server
System and Storage Network Solstice Site Manager[tm] and Solstice Domain Manager[tm], Solstice Backup[tm], Solstice DiskSuite[tm], Sun StorEdge[tm] Volume Manager, VERITAS Volume Manager 3.1.1, VERITAS File System 3.4, Sun Cluster 3.0 software
Mass Storage
  Netra[tm] S1 Thin Storage (Boot Device); 250+ terabytes direct connect storage available; Fibre Channel, Low Voltage Differential and Differential SCSI supported; Sun StorEdge[tm] A5200; Sun StorEdge array products supported, Sun StorEdge 9900 products will be supported.
  Fully redundant power and cooling are standard with this system.
AC power 200-240 single phase VAC, 47-63 Hz, with six 30 Amp circuits redundant with another six on 2 separate power grids
Operating 10° C to 35° C; 50° F to 90° F; 20% to 80% relative humidity; altitude up to 3,048 m (10,000 ft.)
Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
Safety UL 1950, CUL CAN/CSA 22:2 M950, TUV EN60950
RFI/EMI FCC Immunity Class A, EN50021-1 Class A, EN50082-1
Dimensions and Weight
Height 191 cm (74.75 in.)
Width 85 cm (33.25 in.)
Depth 166 cm (65 in.)
Weight 1,000 kg (2,200 lb.) fully configured
  Full system upgrades are available for Sun Enterprise[tm] 4x00, 5x00, 6x00 and 10000 systems, along with the Sun Fire 6800 server. Older Sun servers are eligible under Sun's Server Consolidation Program, and trade-in programs for other vendors' servers are also available. For more information, contact your local sales representative.

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