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AMD chips in Los Alamos lab's Roadrunner system to be augmented with the PlayStation's processing brains.
Three years after chip's debut, Big Blue wholeheartedly embraces Opteron with five new servers.
Top execs expected to go public with effort to boost Big Blue's servers with AMD's chips, CNET News.com has learned.
Opteron advantages, plus HP and Sun successes with the chip, could mean a stronger commitment from IBM.
It's the second server model with the chip in a product line that places more emphasis on rival processors from Intel.
Big Blue will use AMD's chip in a high-performance server but isn't yet planning a general-purpose Opteron system.
Big Blue takes the wraps off the IntelliStation A Pro, the latest computer to use AMD's 64-bit capable chip.
The software maker begins public testing of an update designed to make its new premium Linux product work better on IBM servers and computers that use Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron chip.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, CNET's Brian Cooley gets a look at the new IBM eServer 325, which features dual Opteron processors, a Linux operating system and a lower price point.
Big Blue plans to use AMD's Opteron processor into a workstation next year, an endorsement that could help the chipmaker gain acceptance in the crucial corporate market.
IBM officially introduces its eServer 325, based on the AMD Opteron chip, and unveils a project in which the machine will aid in biology and materials science research.
Fans of clustered supercomputing machines get a first glimpse of the dual-processor, rack-mounted system built around AMD's Opteron chip.
Fans of clustered supercomputing machines will get a first glimpse of the dual-processor, rack-mounted system built around AMD's Opteron chip at this week's ClusterWorld show.
"Never in the history of Microsoft-compatible microprocessors..."
Big Blue says it will use AMD's new high-end processor in future server hardware to answer customers' requests for a modestly priced high-performance machine.
Newisys, founded by IBM alumni, hopes to make its mark as one of the first companies to create and offer rack-mountable servers using AMD's forthcoming Opteron processor.
IBM recently ported DB2 to run on AMD's Opteron 64-bit processor--and it only took Big Blue two days to do it. IBM's not ready to officially endorse the AMD platform, but Giga believes the Opteron's price/performance benefits will have to be proven
Although AMD's Opteron has not yet shipped, IBM will be one of the first major software vendors to announce support for the dual personality processor that will be able to run 32- or 64-bit operating systems and applications.
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