The concept of Fast Arrays of Wimpy Nodes (FAWN) could shape the next generation of data centers and alter the way public clouds operate.
The roadmap less traveled.
Advanced Micro Devices is hoping Bulldozer, the company’s first x86 microarchitecture redesign in seven years, will bring back the glory days for the Opteron. AMD revealed additional details about the new architecture this week during the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University.
A couple of relatively new commodity solutions could make a huge impact in HPC.
Processor speeds predicted to top out in 75 years; and Carnegie Mellon University creates low-power cluster with help from Intel Labs. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
Chipmaker unveils low-wattage Xeon chips for “microserver” category.
Dell breaks tradition with its new single-core VIA Nano server.
Dell is planning to introduce a new server based on Via’s low-power Nano chip.