Debian dumps 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips
Published in Processors


Jessie will complete of a modernisation

The Debian project is continuing its cull of older processors and getting rid of support for 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:43

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86


Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

AMD to announce Sugon deal
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 08:29

AMD to announce Sugon deal


Joint Venture with China's HPC giant

Our sources are confident that AMD is about to announce a joint venture deal with China-based Sugon company.

Global server sales growing
Published in News
Thursday, 07 April 2016 13:05

Global server sales growing


New report good news for Taiwan

Worldwide server shipments are on the rise with a spin off effect on motherboards, servers, storage and related network equipment makers.

ARM working with TSMC on 7nm process
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 10:44

ARM working with TSMC on 7nm process


Low power high performance chips

ARM has teamed up with TSMC to develop a 7nm process technology to produce low-power, high-performance chips for next-generation networks and data centres.

Qualcomm works with Red Hat
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:27

Qualcomm works with Red Hat


Enterprise Linux Server for ARM

Qualcomm wants to port Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux Server for ARM which will allow developers to write applications for Qualcomm's server chips.

Nvidia lifts the lid on Iray Server
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 12:15

Nvidia lifts the lid on Iray Server


Distributed networks provide high performance renders

Nvidia has just spilt the beans on its Iray Server which is a clever bit of kit which allows distributed networks to pool resources create high-performance renders.

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese
Published in Processors
Friday, 22 January 2016 09:33

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese


Working with the government to build ARM server chips


Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.

AMD launches Opteron A1100 Seattle
Published in Processors
Thursday, 14 January 2016 20:43

AMD launches Opteron A1100 Seattle


First A57 chip after a year's delay

Miracles apparently can happen after AMD just announced its long delayed Cortex A57 based Opteron A1100 SoC. It took longer than many expected but the Opteron A1100 aka Seattle is finally out.

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 08:45

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape


At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims

A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true.