Company Transat A.T.
Challenge In anticipation of the companys growth in holiday travel services and to provide customers with enhanced reservation services, Transat wants to increase system performance with an upgrade to its back-end servers
Solution Transat is testing a Sun Fire V890 with a Sun UltraSPARC IV+ processor; the company will upgrade its back-end users to two Sun Fire 6900 servers and five Sun Fire V240 servers to improve performance while keeping licensing costs in check
Tools Sun Fire 6900, Sun Fire V240, Sun Fire V890, and Solaris 9 and 10; IBMs Informix database; Accovias Logitours
Whats next After the holiday season, Transat will add UltraSPARC IV+ processors to its Sun Fire 6900 servers to further increase performance and handle additional growth; the company will also migrate some applications to Solaris 10
Source: eWEEK Reporting