Microsoft plans to integrate Revolution's R programming language implementation and platform for statistical computing and analytics into SQL Server, Azure HDInsight and Azure Machine Learning.
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New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
Its approach isolates applications and their associated data so they can 'float' across multiple locations.
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
In other words, Red Hat is moving from Linux to OpenStack as its primary breadwinner.
The Compute Era -- which the tech world appears to be entering as we speak, according to HP -- boils down to the transformation of traditional server silos into pools of processing resources.
IBM's bet is that the next decade will feature systems---cognitive, synaptic and quantum computing to name a few---that will need new processor technologies.
As expected Intel announced its 14nm Broadwell processor family, but it is running late and won’t be available until the holidays. Despite this, Intel says Moore’s Law is alive and well, and will not only reinvent the PC, but also drive the next era of integrated computing.
The latest release of Ubuntu Server is heavily focused on supporting cloud and scale-out computing platforms.
Worldwide semiconductor equipment spending slumped to $33.8 billion last year, down 11.5 percent, as chipmakers focused more on upgrades and new-technology buys rather than ramping up capacity.
Timesharing used to be the way to share the resources of a single system. It was replaced by client/server computing but suppliers of VDI technology are looking to dig up the past.
Better power and performance of DDR4 technology is a critical requirement for the growing enterprise computing market and DDR4 delivers a power improvement of up to 35 percent compared to DDR3.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
ARM-based servers haven't taken over the data center yet, but the runway is getting crowded. Can ARM-based servers really get 25 percent of the data center market by 2019 as AMD hopes?
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
The Raspberry Pi has found its way in to the hobbyist market for computing, but it is also very capable for other business and personal use as well. An extremely low power draw, small form factor, no noise, solid state storage, and other features make it an attractive solution for a small and lightweight server.
HP tries to capitalise on changing computing demands as it expands its Moonshot server range, designed to tackle hyperscale computing needs.
Cloud computing---as well as contract manufacturers selling to cloud providers---are hurting server sales and the pain is likely to continue.
Once a niche, high-performance computing has become a key growth area for the tech industry. Intel’s announcements at Supercomputing 13 today---including new details of a completely redesigned Many Integrated Core processor—show just how important technical computing has become.
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