IBM and HP continue their duel to be the favored enterprise server provider, but there are many other players - including Dell, Oracle, and Cisco. Meanwhile, public clouds and virtualization should keep the server market interesting.
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The test used 168,000 virtual machines on 576 physical hosts, with the first 75,000 virtual machines being deployed in six hours and thirty minutes. This, according to AMD, is the largest ever known demonstration of OpenStack scalability.
Security researcher blames media hype for admins adding the Heartbleed flaw to previously unaffected servers.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
One of Linux's advantages has always been that you rarely need to reboot it. Now, a new program, CloudLinux's KernelCare, tries to make rebooting totally unnecessary.
Google used IBM's Power8 processors on a server motherboard. Amazon is hiring ARM engineers. The common thread: Both cloud giants are looking to squeeze Intel.
Microservers are replacing more traditional servers at some organizations. Tech Pro Research reveals who is using them, who is not, and the reasons driving these decisions.
Like most new technologies, the enthusiasm for new developments usually outpaces the revolution. Microservers will play out the same way, but ultimately have a big impact on the data center.
Infrastructure as a Service marketplace will enable organizations to acquire IaaS cycles, as well as potentially sell excess capacity.
3M's Novec fluid combined with two-phase immersion cooling could shrink data center footprints and consume a lot less energy. A proof-of-concept supercomputer will be tested this month.
A team of University of New South Wales computer science and engineering students are using reinforcement learning to test how decentralised cloud servers can scale themselves for different workloads.
It does apparently to the U.S. government, which reportedly will be scrutinizing Lenovo's move to buy IBM's server business to ensure it doesn't lead to a backdoor access to U.S. national secrets and infrastructure.
It was 50 years ago the mainframe kickstarted the era of modern computing - so what should we expect of the next half century?
A compact and affordable microserver that squeezes 24 server nodes into 3U of rack space, the Quattro 1396-T delivers huge gains in terms of space and energy efficiency but lacks scalability at the individual server level.
The new release of the commercial version of the popular NGINX Web server looks like it will bring great performance improvements.
Microservers are being tested and deployed by a majority of companies responding to a Tech Pro Research survey, with 69 percent of respondents considering them a 'significant innovation' for the data center.