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How AppFormix Uses Intel RDT to Improve Performance [PODCAST]

Sumeet Singh, Founder and CEO of AppFormix, discusses how Intel RDT and AppFormix are helping to eliminate noisy neighbors.

Tags: Intel Xeon E5-2600, AppFormix, Intel RDT, servers, Intel, Xeon, Intel Xeon

AMD Finally Gets ARM-Based Server Chip to Market

The chip maker launches its delayed Opteron A1100 SoC into a data center market that officials say is now more ready for ARM-based processors.

Tags: data center infrastructure, SoC, enterprise networking, AMD, data storage, Intel, servers, ARM processors

Intel Completes $16.7 Billion Altera Deal

The company's FPGAs will form the basis of Intel's new Programmable Solutions Group, which will work with the data center and IoT units.

Tags: Altera, data center infrastructure, IBM, ARM processors, POWER 7, server chips, FPGAs, Intel, AMD, OpenPOWER

HPE Enters Composable Infrastructure Space With Synergy

The vendor joins Cisco, Intel and others in offering highly agile, configurable infrastructures that can run both traditional and cloud workloads.

Tags: HPE, enterprise networking, composable infrastructure, data storage, Cisco Systems, processors, Dell, servers, Intel

Intel Data Center Revenues Driving Growth

While the PC market is far from dead, it's not Intel's growth leader either.

Tags: revenues, internet of things, quarterly earnings, servers, Intel, datacenter, data center, IoT

SUSE Brings ARM Server Support to Linux Distribution

The company unveils a version of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 for ARM-based servers powered by ARM chips from Applied Micro, Cavium and others.

Tags: servers, ARM processors, software development, Cavium, SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, AMD, open-source software, Applied Micro, Intel

IBM Reaches 7nm Milestone for Chips

IBM researchers say they are using new design methods and materials as they look to extend Moore's Law to 7nm and beyond.

Tags: IBM Power Systems, IBM, mainframes, processors, Intel

Ubuntu Linux Lands on Intel Compute Stick

Full Linux operating system comes to portable Intel device platform.

Tags: Snappy Ubuntu, Linux server, Intel, Ubuntu, Linux, Intel Compute Stick, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu Linux

OpenStack vs. Linux: How Do the Communities Differ? [VIDEO]

Intel is a leading contributor to both OpenStack and Linux, and it has a particular viewpoint on the two prominent open-source projects.

Tags: OpenStack, Open Source Projects, Linux servers, server video, open source, Linux, Intel

Cavium, Canonical Demo OpenStack Running on ARM-Based Servers

At the OpenStack Summit, the companies show a cluster of servers powered by Cavium's ThunderX SoCs running OpenStack, Ubuntu and various workloads.

Tags: x86 servers, Dell, Intel, cloud computing, Linux, HP, Lenovo, ARM processors, OpenStack, Cavium, open-source software, canonical ubuntu

Intel Works with CoreOS for Tectonic Container Server

Intel throws its weight behind CoreOS effort for containers.

Tags: Intel, CoreOS Rocket, CoreOS Linux, Rocket containers, Rocket, CoreOS, docker, containers, CoreOS Fest, tectonic

Dell Aims Four-Socket R930 Server at Unix Market

Company officials say the newest PowerEdge server will give organizations an alternative to Unix servers from the likes of HP, IBM and Oracle.

Tags: Oracle, IBM, HP, data storage, database, Unix server, Dell, x86 servers, Lenovo, In-memory database, SSDs, Intel

OpenPOWER: The First Fight Isn’t Intel, It’s ARM

Rob Enderle doesn't think OpenPOWER will have much trouble rolling over ARM on servers. There is simply too much of an imbalance.

Tags: OpenPOWER, analysts, servers, HP, Intel, IBM, ARM, Vendor management

Cavium to Add Nvidia GPU Support to ARM-Based Server Chips

Cavium officials say supporting Tesla accelerators in their ThunderX SoCs will benefit such markets as HPC and data analytics.

Tags: SoC, ARM processors, Applied Micro, HPC, Qualcomm, Data Analytics, AMD, Intel, server hardware, Cavium, gpu accelerators

Intel Debuts Xeon D System-on-a-Chip for Server Density

New chip family from Intel takes aim at the edge of the data center.

Tags: Intel Xeon D, SoC, Intel, servers, server chips, system-on-a-chip, Xeon, data center, Intel Xeon

Mirantis Raises $100M for OpenStack Cloud Efforts

Armed with its latest funding round, OpenStack specialist Mirantis is positioning itself for an IPO in 2016.

Tags: Piston Cloud Computing, Dell, Hewlett-Packard Co., IBM, OpenStack, AT&T, Mirantis, Cisco, Canonical, SUSE, open source, Linux, Cloud, Intel, Red Hat, IPO

Data Centers Face Major Disruptions in Near Future: Gartner

From competition to changing workloads to tensions with China, significant changes are coming to data centers, the analysts say.

Tags: ARM processors, data centers, enterprise networking, Flash Storage, SDN, HP, Intel, AMD, IT infrastructure, Gartner, Cisco Systems, data storage, servers

Intel Sampling Xeon D SoC for Microservers, Networking, Storage

The processor eventually will join two other 64-bit Atom-based SoCs aimed at dense data center environments, a segment also being targeted by ARM.

Tags: ARM processors, AMD, Intel, data storage, HP, microservers, processors, enterprise networking, data center infrastructure, SoC

Intel Xeon E5 v3 Aims to Be a Leading Indicator

Intel pulls the wraps off its latest server silicon, promising dramatic improvements in performance, security and monitoring capabilities.

Tags: Haswell, Haswell processors, Xeon E5 processor, Intel Xeon E5, Intel, Intel Xeon, server processor, servers

New Gen 9 Servers Arriving from HP

Next-generation servers set to support 40 Gigabit Ethernet networking and 12 Gb/s storage drives.

Tags: Intel Xeon, Intel, server hardware, servers, HP, HP Gen9, HP Gen 9

Red Hat Aims for Linux Standards for ARM Servers

The company launches a partner program with ARM, AMD and others to develop a common platform for servers powered by ARM-based chips.

Tags: ARM processors, Applied Micro, mobile devices, Cavium, SoC, open source software, x86 servers, AMD, IT infrastructure, Linux, Intel, Red Hat, servers

Russia to Replace Intel, AMD Server Chips With ARM SoCs

The country will develop its own ARM-based server processors, with the first chips scheduled to launch in 2015.

Tags: ARM processors, Applied Micro, mobile devices, Cavium, SoC, microservers, x86 servers, IT infrastructure, HPC, government IT, Intel, processors, PC hardware, AMD

Oracle Launches New x86 Servers

The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.

Tags: Xeon E7 v2, Exalogic, Oracle, IT infrastructure, Exadata, data storage, database, cloud computing, Intel, processors, x86 servers, enterprise apps

Lenovo Launches ThinkServer RS140 for SMBs

The new system, powered by Intel chips and small enough to fit in closets, comes as Lenovo works to close the deal for IBM's x86 server business.

Tags: IBM, IT security, Lenovo, Memory, x86 servers, data storage, graphics, government IT, Intel, SMBs

Nvidia CEO: Tegra K1 ARM Chip May Be Used in Microservers

Jen-Hsun Huang says the mobile chip, which was introduced at CES in January, is generating some interest from server makers.

Tags: hyperscale, ARM processors, SoC, x86 servers, nVidia, IT infrastructure, Intel, microservers

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.

Tags: hyperscale, Dell, surface RT, Pund-IT, eWEEK 30, IoT, merrifield, Brian Krzanich, system-on-a-chip, Silvermont, data centers, mobile devices, Moore's Law, Marvell, CPUs, SoC, Linaro, Mobile World Congress, Foxconn, IBM, Apple, PCS, Calxeda, Chromebooks, Advanced Micro Devices, OEMs, microservers, HP, Atom, servers, x86, AMD, ARM, Samsung, Lenovo, nVidia, Qualcomm, Paul Otellini, asus, hewlett-packard, tablets, Facebook, Windows, Google, Android, Microsoft, iPhone, smartphones, Intel, internet of things

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.

Tags: ERP, SuperMicro, big data, Data Analytics, HP, servers, RISC, NEC, Cisco Systems, HPC, enterprise software, Fujitsu, Intel, processors, Dell

Intel Debuts Xeon E7 v2 Taking Aim at RISC

More clock speed, more memory and more I/O bandwidth highlight new server chip release.

Tags: Ivy Bridge, Intel Xeon, Intel, microprocessors, servers, Xeon, Xeon E7, Xeon E7 v2

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.

Tags: ARM processors, processors, bid data analytics, IBM Power Systems, OpenPOWER Consortium, Intel, data storage, open source, Samsung, x86, servers, IBM, HPC, SoC, enterprise networking

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.

Tags: x86, AMD, 64-bit, IT infrastructure, Intel, processors, servers, SoC, mobile devices, Dell, hyperscale, ARM processors

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.

Tags: networking trends, Intel, PC growth, cloud computing, desktop

Calxeda, Pioneer in ARM Chips for Servers, Shuts Down

Calxeda officials said the company was too early to market, and that its products were not generating enough revenue to keep it afloat.

Tags: microservers, ARM processors, Marvell, SoC, Calxeda, Dell, HP, AMD, IT infrastructure, Intel, processors, AppliedMicro

Intel Execs Talk Xeon Phi at Supercomputing Show

The upcoming "Knights Landing" chip will bring significant improvements in performance, memory and interconnect, Intel officials said.

Tags: Hadoop, data storage, database, Intel, processors, servers, AMD, nVidia, IT infrastructure, HPC, GPU, Xeon Phi

Intel Unveils New Xeon Chips for More Dynamic Data Center

The Xeon E5-2600 v2 lineup includes almost two-dozen chips for not only servers but also storage and networking systems.

Tags: SDN, IBM, enterprise networking, Cray, SGI, servers, HP, processors, Intel, cloud computing, data storage, it mobility

HP M300 Moonshot Servers Get Next-Generation Intel Atom Chips

HP Moonshot servers will soon be receiving a speed boost to go along with improved power efficiency, courtesy of Intel's latest Atom C2000 systems-on-a-chip.

Tags: Moonshot, Avoton, Project Moonshot, Intel, Atom, HP, Atom processor

Intel Takes on ARM with New Atom C2000

Intel debuts its low-power, second-generation Atom C2000 system on a chip.

Tags: ARM processors, Atom, Atom processor, system on a chip, servers, SoC, Intel, MicroServer

Data Center Boot Camp Revolution: Creating Leaner, Meaner Data Centers

A closer look at the emerging trends and technologies that are helping reshape the traditionally stodgy, static data center into a more efficient, highly capable software-defined beast.

Tags: Moonshot, microservers, Copper Servers, Software-Defined Infrastructure, Intel, data center, HP, servers, AMD, ARM, data center infrastructure, ARM server

HP Sees Interest From Apple, Others in Moonshot Servers: Report

CEO Meg Whitman says that large scale-out data center operators, including Chinese search giant Baidu, are eying the vendor's low-power microservers.

Tags: ARM processors, microservers, Intel, SoC, HP, processors, AMD, cloud computing, IT infrastructure

Intel's New CEO Plots a Course Forward with Atom

Brian Krzanich sees a bright future for Intel's data center server business.

Tags: data center, Atom Server, servers, Intel Atom, earnings, Intel, Atom

Intel Debuts Xeon E3 Haswell CPUs for Servers

The first Haswell chips for servers show up as the Xeon E3-1200 v3 product family.

Tags: Intel, Xeon E3, Haswell, Intel Xeon, Intel CPU, servers, Xeon

Intel Expands Its Xeon E7 and Server Rack Architecture

Rack-scale architecture announced at the same time Intel's Xeon memory capacity is boosted by 4x.

Tags: Intel, Xeon E7, servers, server racks, Ivy Bridge

Open Compute Project Launches Common Slot Spec

Server racks will now be able to mix and match CPUs from different vendors in the same box.

Tags: servers, CPUs, Open Compute, CPU, AMD, Intel, rackmount

HP Adopts Intel Itanium 9500 and Updates HP-UX

HP's Mission Critical server portfolio gets both hardware and software updates.

Tags: data center, Intel, Itanium, mission critical server, HP-UX, HP

IBM System x Server Buying Guide

When Intel releases a new processor, the OEMs typically race to refresh their wares. IBM is often the exception to this. Its most recent System x change up was well worth the few weeks wait.

Tags: System x, Intel, x86 server, IBM

Intel Xeon E5 Heads to Linux

New Intel server CPU is already ready for Linux.

Tags: intel e5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, RHEL, Dell, Linux, Intel, SUSE Linux

Cisco Updates UCS with Intel E5

Cisco rolls out the third generation of its server platform with new unified management capabilities.

Tags: Cisco UCS, Unified Computing System, Cisco, Intel, intel e5

Intel Accelerates Servers with Xeon E5 Chip Launch

Latest Intel server chip release delivers new I/O, security and performance gains.

Tags: security, xeon e5, Xeon, Intel, I/O

HDD Shortage May Incentivize More Sophisticated Storage Management

Flooding in Thailand, one of the centers of hard disk drive manufacture, this monsoon season has caused a severe shortage in hard disks. Organizations may take a better look at thin provisioning, tiering, deduplication and solid state drives as a result.

Tags: dedupe, solid state disk, deduplication, Intel, SSD, HDD

Why Supercomputing Matters

What happens in high-performance computing eventually finds its way into mainstream computing. Keeping up with the latest innovations goes a long way toward managing a data center that meets your business' needs.

Tags: Open Compute, HP, nVidia, Intel, TOP500, Facebook, supercomputing

Kontron Servers Buying Guide

Not familiar with Kontron? You're not alone. Until recently, it's main business was embedded boards and integrated computing platforms. Now the hardware vendor has added rackmount computers and enclosures to its lineup.

Tags: hardware, server hardware, Intel, rackmount, buyer's guide

HP Demands Oracle Support Itanium

HP goes on the offensive in its defense of Itanium.
Tags: Intel, HP, Oracle, Itanium

Microservers: Small Footprint, Powerful Punch

Microservers are inexpensive, power efficient and not to be confused with blade servers. Find out whether this latest data center staple is right for you.
Tags: MicroServer, blade server, Dell, Intel, SeaMicro

HP Backs Intel Westmere EX and Itanium

HP is jumping on the bandwagon supporting the new Intel Xeon E7 chips, but that doesn't mean it's leaving Itanium behind.
Tags: Cisco, HP, Westemere EX, Itanium, Intel

Intel Delivers New Xeon Multicore Server CPUs

Two new families of server CPUs provide what Intel calls dramatic performance improvements for multicore systems at the high end and low end of the market.
Tags: Xeon, multi-core, Xeon 7500, Intel

New Windows Record Shattered by SGI

SGI stands to benefit from a new round of Microsoft certs as the company looks to run hundreds of physical cores on Windows Server.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, SGI, Intel

IBM System x

If you're looking for an x86-based server from IBM, you'll find it in the system x server line. More than a dozen racks, towers and server blades sporting both AMD and Intel processors comprise the System x server family.

Tags: System x, IBM, Intel, x86 server, AMD

HP: Itanium Is Not Dead

Oracle claims Intel is ending Itanium. HP and Intel respond.
Tags: Intel, Oracle, Itanium, Microsoft, HP

Why Intel's Bullish on Virtualization

Chip giant experiments with "cubicle cluster computing" as it looks to maximize efficiencies in its sprawling IT infrastructure.
Tags: cubicle cluster computing, virtualization, Intel, cloud computing, VMworld

Virtualization Impacts the Server Buying Decision

In a world of virtualization there is more to consider than server form factor.
Tags: server virtualization, virtualization, server, Intel

EMC Buyer's Guide: EMC Goes x86

It wasn't long ago that RISC processors powered EMC's server lines. Today, Intel's Nehalem EX processor is the power behind its four server lines. Together, Celerra, Centera, Clariion and Symmetrix offer a variety of solutions to match a variety of budgets.
Tags: EMC, buyer's guide, x86 servers, Intel, Clariion

AMD Puts Pressure on Intel Server Processor Market Share

How long will Intel continue to dominate the server and PC processor markets?
Tags: server hardware, server, Intel, AMD, processor

Oracle Announces New High-Performance Computing Sun Clusters

True to its promise, Oracle sticks to the high-end market with massive clustering x86 servers and a unified network fabric.
Tags: HPC, Oracle, x86 servers, Sun, Intel

Intel Launches Cloud Server Pilot for Small Business

The Intel Hybrid Cloud program is a subscription-based server model for small business.
Tags: Intel, Cloud server, server

Tilera, Quanta Bank on Low-Power, High-Density Web Servers

The MIT-generated semiconductor startup finally has a partner and a position in the marketplace, one that sounds rather familiar.
Tags: Intel, SeaMicro, LAMP, web server, Tilera

HP Unveils More Power-Efficient Rack, Blade Servers

The computer giant takes the wraps off new rackmount and blade servers designed to require as little intervention and management as possible.
Tags: virtualization, Server Blades, ProLiant, Intel, HP

AMD, Intel Increase Chip Core Counts

Intel is taking Westmere to the next level, while AMD prepares to 'Bulldozer' the competition.
Tags: AMD, Intel

SeaMicro Launches an Atom-Powered Cloud Computing Server

Startup SeaMicro says Intel's Atom processor, widely used in netbook computers, has more than enough juice to power Web servers serving up HTML pages.
Tags: Xeon, server, Intel, SeaMicro, cloud computing

Is Oracle Ready to Dump AMD From Sun's x86 Server Lineup?

Sun traditionally offered both AMD and Intel processors in its x86 server lineup. Now, it's looking like AMD's Opteron won't make the cut under Oracle's ownership.
Tags: AMD, x86 servers, Oracle, Intel, Opteron

China, Nvidia Build World's Fastest Supercomputer

After years of talking up GPUs in high performance computing, Nvidia has some petaflops to finally back it up.
Tags: HPC, TOP500, supercomputers, nVidia, Intel

Intel Announces 50-Core Supercomputer Processor

The processor consists of 50 x86 cores crammed onto a single 22-nanometer-process chip smaller than a postage stamp.
Tags: Intel, HPC, supercomputer, processor

The Xeon E5520: Popular for VMWare

This blog posting analyzes which Xeon 5000 series chip is best for virtualization.
Tags: Xeon, HP, virtualization, Intel, server

Xeon is Money in the Bank for Intel

Intel expects 70 percent of design wins from storage vendors opting to use Xeons.
Tags: Xeon, server hardware, Intel, server

Intel Details Eight-Core Nehalem-EX Successor

The new chips, code-named Westmere-EX, will be targeted at servers with four sockets and higher.
Tags: processor, Core, Intel, server, hardware

IBM System x Server Buyer's Guide

IBM has taken to the road with the message that Intel's Nehalem EX processors coupled with Big Blue's system engineering talents has resulted in a platform well-suited for virtualization, consolidation and mission-critical applications. Does the server hardware live up to the praise?
Tags: virtualization, System x, Intel, server hardware, IBM

Yahoo, Intel Unveil Green Data Centers

Last week, week both Yahoo and Intel unveiled green infrastructure projects that just might change how the data centers everywhere operate.
Tags: power and cooling, environment, green IT, Yahoo, Intel

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