AMD Opteron X-Series APUs running Fedora Linux are an important development for companies looking to transition to x86 APU servers but who don't want to introduce new tools and software platforms into the IT environments.
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AMD, now looking for ways for you to max out your RAM now that they are in the memory business, has released Radeon-branded version of Dataram's RAMDisk software.
Nvidia has opened its Cuda compiler to academics and software vendors to let them port the programming framework to other architectures and languages.The change, announced on Wednesday, means Cuda can be reworked for non-Nvidia GPUs, such as those made by AMD, or even entirely different processor architectures like RISC.
Version 2.5 of the company's Accelerated Parallel Processing OpenCL toolkit lets developers tap into AMD's A-Series Fusion processors with faster CPU-to-GPU data throughput
Open standards and open code are at the heart of the OpenStack platform, supported by a consortium of hardware, software and service vendors including Dell, AMD and Citrix
Intel is moving up the stack to provide software and services alongside its processors, but an analyst thinks this will not leave room in the chips market for AMD to exploit.
A while back I received a note from Red Hat's PR company that exclaimed that Red Hat and AMD had successfully migrated a running virtual machine from a dual socket Intel Xeon DP Quad Core E5420-based system to a system based on the forthcoming 45nm Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ processor, utilizing Red Hat’s open source virtualization software. Neat trick.
Sorry, off to bit of a slow start this week, but I promise the pace will pick up tomorrow with the myriad briefings I've had from the likes of everyone from AMD and Intel (actually, missed that one because of a bum number but they have pretty significant news) to Dell and IBM to power utility software developer Faronics. You'll have your heads full digesting everything they (and I) have got to say.
In this week's EIC squared podcast, Dan and I talk SAP Sapphire, JavaOne; AMD and Microsoft and whether it'll come back around to its Yahoo bid.As for Sapphire this week, the big question was what was happening with Business ByDesign, SAP's software as a service rollout.
Notable headlines:Garett Rogers: The Google Apps Appliance would make Microsoft sweatMary Jo Foley: Microsoft tries to stop more 'Vista-capable' e-mails from going publicVista Ultimate team releases new discounts, but no new freebies (yet)Microsoft DeepZoom + PhotoZoom = Another Software+Service combinationAdrian Kingsley-Hughes: Build a Vista-compatible office PC for $305Intel to steal graphics market share from AMD and nVIDIA in 2009? It depends ...
To simplify software's access to multicore parallelism, AMD proposes new x86 spec. Will Intel accept?
For more than a decade, where ever Intel went with the x86 instruction set, AMD followed. And, ever so briefly, when AMD broke ranks with its 64-bit extensions to that instruction set, Intel followed it (there's a fairly broad cross-licensing agreement between the two when it comes to the x86 architecture).
Bob Muglia says that Microsoft wants to get the industry working together with launch of the Interop Vendor Alliance
Dell’s multi-year software distribution deal with Google, announced this week, follows its recent agreement with AMD to begin using AMD chips.
Wednesday 1/3/2006Some minor kerfuffling occasioned by today's leader, where Intel ismildly scolded for making Skype conferencing call software that doesn'twork with AMD. There's no technical reason why: Intel had to include aspecial 'is this AMD?
Chipmaker releases a simulator designed to prod development of software for upcoming processor features.
Will its "Pacifica" virtualization technology be compatible with Intel's? If not, that's a potential headache for some software makers.
Craig Barrett says his company is surpassing AMD in shipments of x86 chips that run both 32- and 64-bit software.
The Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 does its job well, but the extensive configuration options make it somewhat complicated to manage.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco yesterday, Intel President Paul Otellini provided further details of the chip giant's plans to bring multicore processors to servers and desktop PCs, starting with a dual-core server chip in the second half of next year. With rival AMD planning to release dual-core versions of its Opteron server processor by the middle of next year, software companies are struggling with the licensing ramifications of multicore processors.
A BIOS software update should mend the problem, which could cause two AMD chips to freeze.