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Xen 4.4 ARMs for Virtualization, Adds SPICE
The open-source Xen project continues to prosper as a Linux Foundation collaboration project.

Linux Kernel Patching Gets Dynamic
Oracle, SUSE and Red Hat have now all launched efforts that promise zero-downtime patching. How do the three approaches differ?

Piston Updates OpenStack Cloud Platform
Migrating from one OpenStack release to the next is a key challenge that Piston Cloud Computing has claimed to have conquered.

eWEEK at 30: Intel, ARM Ramping Up Rivalry in Mobile, Server Markets
eWEEK 30: Intel is playing catch-up in the low-power mobile device market where ARM is its strongest rival. Now ARM is taking aim at Intel's bread-and-butter data center server market.

2013 Global Server Market Continues to Decline
The latest analyst numbers from IDC and Gartner show a continued revenue backslide in 2013, though actual server shipment volume is up.

HP Tops Slow-Growing Server Market in Q4 2013: Gartner
IBM, which is selling its x86 server unit to Lenovo, saw large declines in both server revenue and shipments, the analyst firm says.

Dell, HP, Cisco, Others Unveil Servers Running on New Intel Xeon Chips
The high-end systems are designed to tackle data-intensive workloads like big data, business intelligence and analytics and to challenge RISC systems.

Intel Debuts Xeon E7 v2 Taking Aim at RISC
More clock speed, more memory and more I/O bandwidth highlight new server chip release.

Samsung Joins IBM's OpenPower Foundation
The group aims to extend the reach of IBM's Power architecture by licensing the chip design to companies for servers and storage systems.

HP Ending Free Firmware Updates for X86 ProLiant Servers
Only those customers with systems under warranty will get access to firmware updates, which had been offered for free.

Dell Unveils Proof-of-Concept ARM-Based Server
Company officials say they expect the microserver will help fuel the expansion of the ecosystem around ARM-based servers.

AMD, ARM and Andreessen Take On the Data Center
ARM for the data center gets new life and a vote of confidence from Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreesen. Intel isn't impressed.

VMware Grows as Cloud Services Market Set to Mature
VMware finishes 2013 on a high note as it aims for future growth.

Open Compute Project Takes on Converged Infrastructure, Saves Facebook $1 Billion
Is converged infrastructure a "buzzword" for vendor lock-in?

IBM Sells Server Business to Lenovo for $2.3 Billion
After another disappointing year of hardware sales, IBM throws in the towel on its low-end server business.

Open Source FreeBSD 10 Takes on Virtualization
byhve debuts as the new FreeBSD virtualization hypervisor in the first major update for the server OS since early 2012.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 Gets Real
Red Hat's data center virtualization technology gets a technology infusion from OpenStack.

Intel: The Desktop Is Alive, Data Center Is Thriving
Though the PC market has slowed, Intel's CEO still sees room for future growth as his company reports full year 2013 earnings. The company saw major growth in the cloud and networking.

IBM Adopts Flash DIMMs for New X Series Servers
Big Blue turns up the heat in the enterprise server market with DIMM-based flash tech from a devilish storage partner.

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