Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
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Facebook's open hardware chief Frank Frankovsky on why it won't go back to traditional mass market servers and how open sourcing datacentre design is helping it build more efficient and reliable server farms.
Retailers need to take the lead in the design and deployment of payment systems, instead of relying on third-party providers.
The low-power Gemini server takes many design cues from the open source hardware designs popularised by Facebook through the Open Compute Project, and sees HP acknowledge the tricky position its cloud business is in
The final pre-release version of Microsoft's next server OS shows few changes from the beta, so you should be able to install it in your test infrastructure and use it to plan any eventual deployment.
AWS is now certified for SAP Business All-in-One for Linux and Windows and SAP Rapid Deployment and Business Objects software for Windows Server 2008 R2.
A design issue could allow organizations with access to powerful computers to launch an attack against MD5 to escalate rights on fully patched computers running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008.
Free and open source software company Red Hat has launched JBoss Application Server 7, which touts Java Enterprise Edition 6 Web Profile certification, easier deployment and a smaller memory footprint among its key developments.JBoss Application Server 7 can be issued as an on-site, virtualised or cloud-based deployment, which the company said provides developers with more freedom to create enterprise Java apps as well as mobile applications.
The service Pack (SP) 2 for Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC (High Performance Computing) product is available for download, as of June 28. But it's missing one promised component: Dryad, Microsoft's Hadoop/MapReduce competitor.
Aside from targeting traditional server and client device markets, chipmaker will scale new 3D design architecture to Atom line, says exec who disputes claims that ARM is lower powered than x86 processors.
Smarter design will also free up space in server rooms...
Start-up chip designer Calxeda is developing a low-powered ARM server that can consume as little as 5W per server node, according to an analyst.The server will use a system-on-a-chip (SoC) design to create a 2U server with as many as 480 cores, Forrester analyst Richard Fichera said on his blog on Friday.
The five new server chips in the Opteron family are targeted at the three main areas for server deployment of scalable, high-performance and conventional workloads
Dell will do custom server work---including complete new design prototypes---for innovative cloud business models as a way to innovate and learn from startups. Ultimately, these learnings should make it to the enterprise.
IBM will unveil a new hybrid mainframe design that aims to cut data center sprawl and be a bridge to other server systems. IBM's effort is the latest entry in the next generation data center sweepstakes.
The project will look at using the Cortex-A9 chip and 3D chip packaging to design an energy-efficient server for delivering cloud services to mobile devices.
The project will look at using the Cortex-A9 chip and 3D chip packaging to design an energy-efficient server for delivering cloud services to mobile devices
Combining the latest Intel XEON processors with new generation NVIDIA GPUs gives IBM an out-of-the-box hybrid computing solution for HPC with a server design that meets the needs of the green datacenter.
The processor architecture firm has several trials underway for testing ARM-based server chips, but it warns any commercial release will be years away
ARM is running one of its Web sites on a cluster of ARM-based chips, part of a handful of experiments to test out the viability of using its chip architecture in servers.
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