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ARM Muscles In on Intel’s Dominance in Datacenters

Jan 28, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/muscular_arm_159x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”90″ />ARM chips are moving beyond the mobile device market and into the datacenter. A series of announcements in 2012 point to the enormous interest in the low-power chip architecture. So far, however, customers are just evaluating the business. 2013 will show how well ARM can compete…

Micron Readies Hybrid Memory Cube for Debut

Jan 17, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/HMC_side_view_SC12_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”85″ />The next-generation memory-maker Micron Technology was one of the many innovative companies demonstrating its wares on the Supercomputing Conference (SC12) show floor last November. Micron’s General Manager of Hybrid Technology Scott Graham was on hand to discuss the latest developments in their Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) technology, a multi-chip module that aims to address one of the biggest challenges in high performance computing: scaling the memory wall.

Europeans Give Samsung CPU-GPU Chip a Go at Supercomputing

Nov 20, 2012 |

ARM-based CPU-GPU processor designed for mobile devices makes HPC debut.

Next-Gen Memory on the Horizon

May 10, 2012 |

DRAM manufacturers gear up for DDR4.

Commodity Memory for a High Performance World: The View from Samsung

Feb 21, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Byungse_So_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”77″ height=”85″ />As one of the world leaders in memory solutions, Samsung Semiconductor has been a key supplier of DRAM and NAND components that end up in high performance computing systems. Dr. Byungse So, who heads the Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering team at Samsung, shares his thoughts about the memory technologies needed by performance-minded users today and what might come next.

SeaMicro Launches High-End Microserver

Feb 1, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/SM10000-XE_chassis.jpg” alt=”” width=”97″ height=”81″ />Server maker SeaMicro has unveiled the SM10000-XE, a new microserver aimed squarely at the burgeoning ultra-scale datacenter market. The company is best known for pioneering the microserver space using Intel’s power-sipping Atom CPUs, but in this latest offering, SeaMicro has opted for high powered, low-wattage Sandy Bridge Xeons, which expands the application horizons of microservers considerably.