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May 9, 2012 by

GPU to be mainstay in supercomputers

Graphics processing units will become more commonplace in future supercomputers as more vendors and users see the value of heterogeneous computing such as better performance and energy efficiency.

August 11, 2011 by

BES image flaws open door to attacks

Research In Motion has patched five critical flaws in the way BlackBerry Enterprise Server handles .png and .tiff images, which could lead to attacks via an embedded photo

August 2, 2011 by

Intel slips as AMD rises in Q2

Semicon rivals see slight shift in market share last quarter while both companies' push for integrated graphics processors drives share of new platforms, finds new report.

June 30, 2011 by

Oracle to H-P: stop abusing the judicial process

Oracle has filed a motion (PDF download) opposing H-P's request to seal records. It starts:"This case is an abuse of the judicial process—a publicity stunt in a broader campaign to lay the blame on Oracle for the disruption that will occur when HP’s Itanium-based server business inevitably comes to an end.

December 14, 2010 by

GPU-based servers lack broad appeal

Programming challenges will limit use of graphics processors in enterprise servers in near future, say industry players who add that GPUs are finding its niche in high-performance computing.

November 8, 2010 by

Apple abandons servers

Apple is getting out of the server business - no, don't act surprised: it's been selling servers since 2002. But after eight years trying -- well, not actually trying very hard -- to sell the rack-mounted Xserve, it's quietly announced [PDF] that, after 31 January 2011, it will no longer sell them.

October 19, 2010 by

AMD looks to narrow graphics gap for developers

Chipmaker's Fusion platform will remove need for developers to choose between building for mass market integrated graphics or higher-end graphics processors, reveal company execs, who acknowledge "misstep" that allowed Intel to grab market share.

September 23, 2010 by

AWS: Servers dictate datacentres' monthly costs

Servers are responsible for over half the monthly cost of running a large datacentre, according to a new model from Amazon Web Services' distinguished engineer James Hamilton.Hamilton's model crunched the numbers on a 50,000-server facility, and found that after servers, a distant second for cost was the infrastructure required for power distribution and cooling, followed by power.


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