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Samsung's new 3D TSV DDR4 DIMMs

If the power savings and performance claims pan out, these DIMMs will be popular in large memory applications — VM servers, in-memory databases — where DRAM power is a significant cost and more performance is always welcome.

August 27, 2014 by

DRAM errors: from soft to hard

Every system uses dynamic random access memory (DRAM), but how good is it? Bad news: not nearly as good as vendors would like us to think. Good news: we're learning.

October 24, 2012 by

Dell PowerEdge T320

Dell has done a lot more than simply upgrade the PowerEdge T320 to the new Xeon E5-2400 processor. Memory and storage also get a huge boost, and there's optional iDRAC 7 management and an embedded hypervisor option, making this a real SME power platform.

May 14, 2012 by

Micron confirms Elpida acquisition talks

U.S.-based chipmaker in discussions to acquire ailing Japanese company, which will give Micron 25 percent share of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) market and access to Elpida's chip tech, report states.

May 10, 2012 by

Cost of making PCs is rising

The cost of making a PC is moving higher as DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) and hard drive prices remain high, according to Barclays Capital.

April 1, 2012

Solid state storage, a growing trend?

Quite a number of storage suppliers have started offering storage systems that are based upon solid state devices, such as Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) or flash memory when non-volatile storage is a requirement.IBM's recent IBM XIV Storage System announcement caused me to stroll down memory lane and think about issues IT has with storage and why suppliers are flogging solid state storage now.

February 20, 2012 by

AMD launches own-brand system memory line

AMD has entered the system memory game with a series of own-branded DRAM products, optimised to work with the company's systems.The AMD Memory desktop modules went on sale on Monday in North America, although they are coming to the UK as well.

November 29, 2011 by

Apple's iPhone 4S vital to keep rivals at bay

Cupertino's newest handset, essentially an iPhone 4 with better components including processor, camera and memory, will help it compete better with Android and Windows Phone but nothing to "blow customers away", analyst notes.

October 4, 2011 by

Researchers début combined quantum processor and RAM

Californian researchers have combined quantum memory with a quantum processor for the first time, making a quantum chip based on von Neumann architecture. The chip needs to be cooled to within a whisker of absolute zero to work, but the work has brought programmable quantum RAM - a "key component" of a future quantum computer – into the real world.

September 4, 2011 by

Amazon tablet could add to market explosion

An Amazon tablet -- which is, admittedly, not known to exist -- could help fuel a nine-fold increase in the demand for dynamic random access memory (DRAM) in 2011, according to US-based market tracker iSuppli. With the Kindle generating an estimated (by Caris & Co) $5.

June 10, 2011 by

Thin is in at HP

HP has re-jigged its market-leading thin client portfolio, adding three new products plus updates to others to run the embedded version of the Microsoft Windows 7 OS.The new models make up what HP call the t5500 family (the 't' stands for 'thin'), sharing a common hardware spec that starts with the same 64-bit processor (a 1GHz VIA Nano u3500) plus 1GB of DDR-3 memory.

October 20, 2010

Oracle's Mark Hurd announces Exadata upgrade [video]

At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers processor performance, more memory and full database encryption.

September 20, 2010 by

Oracle's Mark Hurd announces upgrade to Exadata

At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.

September 20, 2010 by

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