Microsoft starts selecting its own components
Published in News

Let down by suppliers

Software king of the world, Microsoft is sourcing the parts for its servers itself rather than relying on its ODM partners.

Scan in UK offers to lease you a DGX 1 server
Published in Graphics

Rent deep learning

Scan in the UK plans to offer the Nvidia DGX-1 deep learning super computer to buy or even to rent. This is  a unique approach as many deep learning startups will get the chance to try the system before they buy it. And  there are many universities which would love to get their hands on 170 teraFlops of deep learning performance.

IBM rolls out Power8 processer
Published in Processors

New servers with OpenPower

IBM has rolled out its new Power8 processor which provides servers with OpenPower features.

Final version Zen based 32 core Naples will arrive in Q2 2017
Published in Processors

Engineering samples are out already

AMD has revealed a heap of details about its 32-core Zen based product - codenamed Naples - and we have a few things to add. 

Zen gets analysts and Fudzilla excited
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Server and notebook deeper in 2017

AMD has showed off some clock and performance details about upcoming desktop Zen and some of you might remember that back in June at Computex, Fudzilla said that if the Zen boots windows it will boost AMD’s share too

AMD’s CEO showcases 8 and 32 core Zen
Published in Processors

Summit ridge and Naples

Fudzilla exclusively wrote about the 32 core Zen codenamed Naples some two months ago in quite detail and people called us crazy. Now it turns out we were right on the money.

Microsoft to improve its networking
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Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
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Easy installation into server banks

Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU
Published in Processors

More attractive ARMs 

Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips. 

Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors

Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.