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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.


Tags: datacenter, data center, servers, AMD, ARM, x86 server, Marc Andreesen

Fedora Project Picks ARM Servers for Compute Deployment

A new compute cluster for the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project gives ARM processors bragging rights over Intel.


Tags: Linux, datacenter, data center, Fedora, ARM, Linux server, ARM server, ARM processors, compute

Meta on a Mac Delivers Efficiency Boost

Tip of the Trade: Tired of stretching your fingers to hit the ESC key on your Mac? There's a simple way to fix that.
Tags: Apple, datacenter, data center management, Mac OS X, Mac OS

5 Steps to a More Efficient Data Center

Server consolidation might have a bigger financial impact than virtualization for those who make the effort.
Tags: virtualization, datacenter, consolidation, workload

TPC Benchmarks Now Measure Server Power Use

The benchmarking standards group has added per-watt rating to how it measures server transactions.
Tags: server, datacenter, energy efficiency, power, TPC

Blade Server Reality Check

Frugal Server Admin: Are blade servers a panacea or just a pain? Here's what to expect when you're expecting blade servers in your datacenter.
Tags: datacenter, blade, blade servers, frugality, blade systems

Security Issues Temper Virtualization Craze

While 90 percent of enterprises surveyed by CDW have virtualized portions of their datacenters, 62 percent are still keeping "critical" apps on physical servers.
Tags: security, virtualization, datacenter, CDW

2009 Datacenter Recap, What to Expect in 2010

Many lessons in managing computer centers the size of a football field were learned this year. How much of that will stick in 2010?
Tags: Google, Microsoft, datacenter, Enterprise, supercomputer