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AMD Brings New 16-Core Opterons to Market

Nov 5, 2012 |

Chipmaker unveils Opteron 6300 series — same core count, more performance.

AMD Unveils 64-Bit ARM Strategy

Nov 1, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/AMD_ARM_logo_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”121″ height=”42″ />On Monday, AMD announced it is adding ARM-based Opterons to its portfolio, the first non-x86 server chips in the company’s history. The new processors, due out in 2014, will use 64-bit ARM SoCs on top of its SeaMicro Freedom Fabric technology, and will be aimed at the datacenter and cloud space.

AMD Unveils 64-Bit ARM Strategy

Nov 1, 2012 |

On Monday, AMD announced it is adding ARM-based Opterons to its portfolio, the first non-x86 server chips in the company’s history. The new processors, due out in 2014, will use 64-bit ARM SoCs on top of its SeaMicro Freedom Fabric technology, and will be aimed at the datacenter and cloud space.

Dell Develops Second ARM Server Platform

Oct 30, 2012 |

Dell hands over its Calxeda ARM-based server platform to the Apache community.

Dell Develops Second ARM Server Platform

Oct 30, 2012 |

Dell hands over its Calxeda ARM-based server platform to the Apache community.

Penguin Joins Microserver ARMs Race

Oct 18, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Penguin_UXD1_server_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Penguin Computing has launched its first ARM-based server platform. Known as the UDX1, the Penguin box is based on Calxeda’s latest ARM server chip, and is aimed at cloud computing, Web hosting, and, especially, data analytics – UD stands for Ultimate Data. The move puts Penguin into the front ranks of computer makers who are testing the waters for the burgeoning microserver market.

Dell Announces Servers That Will Power Stampede Supercomputer

Sep 19, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/C8000_chassis_small.png” alt=”” width=”120″ height=”61″ />Dell has launched a new line of servers aimed at “hyperscale” server setups. The PowerEdge C8000 series encompasses a shared infrastructure chassis that can mix and match three different flavors of servers: vanilla x86 CPU, coprocessor-accelerated, and high density storage. The new offering will be the basis for Stampede, the 10-petaflop supercomputer being built this year at The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

AMD Offers Five Petabytes of Freedom

Sep 11, 2012 |

SeaMicro division launches new line of microservers aimed at data-intensive applications.

HP, Intel Score Petaflop Supercomputer at DOE Lab

Sep 5, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/NREL_logo.gif” alt=”” width=”112″ height=”48″ />The US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has ordered a $10 million HP supercomputer equipped with the latest Intel Xeon CPUs and Xeon Phi coprocessors. When completed in 2013, the system will deliver one petaflop of performance and will take up residence in one of the most energy-efficient datacenters in the world.

Calxeda Takes Aim at Big Data HPC with ARM Server Chip

May 31, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Calxeda_energycore_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”82″ />With Dell’s news this week of its renewed plans to bring ARM-based servers to datacenters and Intel’s recent unveiling of new Xeon CPUs aimed at ultra-low-power servers, the “microserver” marketplace is being primed for some commercial offerings. Chip startup Calxeda has been working to bring its own ARM-based SoC technology into the datacenter and, with the help of its OEM partners, the company is positioning the technology for its commercial debut.