Solid State Drives - SSDs - are a product of convenience, not good architecture. Storage systems need to be re-architected to achieve the highest performance of NAND flash and, soon, byte-addressable non-volatile memory. Here's an example.
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AMD's next-generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for laptops and low-power desktops, codenamed "Carrizo", will simultaneously ramp up energy efficiency and boost performance.
Chipmaker AMD is looking to hire a CPU performance engineer to help optimize the company's graphics drivers with an eye to improve CPU gaming performance.
Toshiba's SSHD range features second-generation NAND flash memory to improve performance levels.
Intel has released the latest generation of its Xeon E5 processor family, with a range of features aimed at boosting performance, cutting power draw and making it easier to use in virtualised environments.
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.
The company claims improved performance thanks to Intel's new Xeon Haswell-EP processors and support for up to 1TB of DDR4 memory.
The new cards take aim at the high-performance supercomputing market with up to 16GB GDDR5 memory and 2,816 stream processors.
Chipmaker AMD has announced that the AMD Opteron A1100-Series developer kit, which features AMD's first 64-bit ARM-based processor, codenamed "Seattle," are now available.
Apple launches a new blog on its new Swift language, while developers weigh its features and expected superior performance.
The vertically stacked data layers promise faster performance than solid-state drives using conventional NAND flash memory, but at a higher price.
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The new chips bring high performance and integrated security with enterprise-class error-correction code memory support, dual- and quad-core variants, and a discrete-class GPU and I/O controller on the same die.
On an architectural level both Beema and Mullins are not that different to Kabini and Temash, but this hasn't stopped AMD packing the APUs with some cool new features and making significant improvements.
The next-generation GPU -- code-named Pascal -- featured stacked 3D DRAM, unified memory, and a technology called NVLink to bring more power to today's small and thin devices.
Samsung announced today that Dell is offering the first Non-Volatile Memory express PCIe SSD in the new R920 server. Need to squeeze every bit of performance from your servers? This is good news. Here's why.
With two high-performance memory modules onboard, this implementation of LSI's popular MegaRAID HBA uses flash to cache frequently accessed data, boosting storage performance without the upheaval or cost of switching from magnetic disk to SSD.
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.
The AMD Opteron A1100 series server chip, which features 28-nanometer process technology, will be sampling in the next few weeks.
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