SPARC Processors Components Hardware

SPARC is an acronym for Scalable Processor ARChitecture. It is a RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) design created and licensed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. RISC work began at Sun in 1984, by Bill Joy and Dave Patterson, and the first SPARC was introduced in 1987. It is widely licensed and used.

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Sun Microsystems, Inc.: UltraSPARC Processors* - Microprocessors from Sun Microelectronics division. Wide range of powerful processors, can be directly incorporated into custom designs.

  • Unix System Based Servers - Makes SPARC 64GP-based PRIMEPOWER servers; fastest bus technology, latest SPARC development, for Solaris environments. Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
  • SPARC International, Inc. - Member funded organization, founded 1988. Owns all Scalable Processor ARChitecture components trademarks, provides trademark use and registrations, compliance testing, branding and components general information services to the SPARC community, lists all certified components products, re
  • SPARC - Growing article, with links to many related topics. [Wikipedia]
  • SPARC Assembly Language - Notes from course on SPARC ASM, for learning the architecture sparc and writing programs for it; by Mark Smotherman, computer science sparc professor, Clemson University.
  • SPARC Product Directory - Find SPARC compatible system manufacturers, products, resellers, related components information. Updated processors daily.
  • The Multicore Advantage - Article on Marc Tremblay, chief architect of Sun\\'s components Scalable Systems sparc Group, who began the multicore, multithread components Throughput Computing program. Contrarian sparc Minds Archive.
  • What Comes after Throughput Computing? - Article on David Yen, head of Sun\\'s Scalable components Systems Group, who directs the multicore, multithread Throughput components Computing program. Contrarian Minds Archive.

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