ARM chips no help to AMD
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 October 2015 13:19

ARM chips no help to AMD


Not doing as well as expected

Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.

Qualcomm powered servers picture
Published in Processors
Friday, 09 October 2015 09:59

Qualcomm powered servers picture


Details of a Xilinx FPGA-based card or a rack

Talking about Qualcomm's server in a single story is tricky, so we decided to tell you a bit more about the server with some product specific details in a seperate yarn.

Server shipments grow
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 14:59

Server shipments grow


Gartner's latest report warns of a slowing

Beancounters at Gartner have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that server shipments have grown by eight per cent.

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 servers
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:45

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 servers


Virtual services for Windows and Linux

Nvidia has announced the release of its Grid 2.0 servers and expects it will have industry support. The idea is to deliver even most graphics-intensive applications to any connected device virtually.  

Phytium 64-core ARM chip announced
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:44

Phytium 64-core ARM chip announced


Excellent Spec CPU2006 scores 

Fudzilla has confirmed the existence of Qualcomm's 64-core based processors in the past and now a Chinese startup, Phytium has some plans to get them into the shops. 

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:44

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers


Expanding hardware programme


Suse wants to speed the development of server systems based on 64-bit ARM processors.

Qualcomm has a 64-core ARM server processor
Published in Processors


Hydra is the codename

Qualcomm has been working on a new server solution and it looks like that this roadmap will not simply use CPU cores found in Snapdragon mobile processors.

Xeon E7 v3 processor family gets refresh
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 12:06

Xeon E7 v3 processor family gets refresh


Tock

Intel released its Xeon E7 v3 processor family which are mostly for data centres and cloudy operations.

Microsoft's Nano-server is completely stripped down
Published in News


Completely anorexic 

Microsoft is going great guns in the server market having recently announced the Nano Server, a "minimal footprint" Windows Server, and Hyper-V containers, which provide virtual machine isolation capabilities to containers.

Apache turns 20
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:29

Apache turns 20


Brave new world makes us feel old

One of the first stories I wrote was a yarn about some new server software called Apache – now both of us are feeling pretty old.