New chip out soon which might be the last
HPE has announced that it will ship the high-end Itanium servers in the second half of the year, and the chip will be supported by HP-UX and OpenVMS.
The cost of stopping support
A Californian jury has decided that Oracle should not have stopped supporting Itanium and needs to write a cheque to HP for $3 billion for doing so.Needless to say Oracle has said it would appeal the verdict.
Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight
Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process
Won’t move to 22nm
They should have invested in a boat
Even if the Xeon is probably better
Oracle needs to sling its hook
Oracle just made it up
Just as Oracle kills them off