Articles about Servers
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
Analyst company Gartner predicts that new capital spending by South Korean suppliers will help boost growth in the semiconductor market.
The case for software defined networking and software defined operations as a necessary step toward DevOps.
VCE has rolled out new Vblock converged infrastructure systems that include the latest technologies from investors Cisco and EMC.
Splitting PCs and printers from HP's enterprise business would leave both sides with more focus as well as more options in the future.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
Am I vulnerable? How serious are the attacks? The answers to these and many other Shellshock questions are here for you.
HP aggressively went after IBM's x86 customers ahead of the Lenovo acquisition and had some success. Lenovo execs say it's now time to fight back and become the No. 1 server vendor. On Oct. 1, Lenovo will be No. 3.
Lenovo believes the company still has a place in the PC market, and says the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will play a role in helping it grow in that space.
Plus: how we stay cool with all that tech around.
Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don't want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you.
The new Red Hat Satellite isn't just for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators. Anyone managing a Red Hat-based cloud will be glad that Red Hat Satellite 6 has arrived.
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.
The news comes as Lenovo closes in on integrating the x86 business acquired from IBM.
IBM's M5 portfolio revolves around rack and tower, blade, dense and integrated systems.
Windows 8 Server has a new Metro Start screen, a revamped Server Manager and lots more PowerShell commands. Check out the new look and feel in our gallery.
There are several options to expand your network's storage, but one of the most rewarding learning experiences can be building your own network-attached storage (NAS) server. ZDNet UK walks us through the process.
Construction has started on Macquarie Telecom's new $60 million datacentre in North Ryde.
Astonishingly, the Mac mini Server arrived the very next morning, right after the announcement. That's a first!
Japan's K Computer took first place as the top-performing supercomputer in the world as determined by the Top500 Supercomputing List.
The two starter servers, which run on Intel's Xeon E3 processors, cost as little as a laptop and are designed for businesses with little or no IT team
The CeBIT 2011 action is over now, with stalls being dismantled in front of the ZDNet Australia team's eyes last night. But while it was alive, it was bustling and full of tech. Take a look at some of the stalls we visited.
Dell has outlined a new generation of microservers, based on its Viking chassis, for use in demanding high-density computing environments
HP has officially launched a $119 million project to build a massive datacentre out in Sydney's west. Work has begun on the site, but there's a lot yet to go.
In the heart of the Sydney CBD, Macquarie Telecom houses its secure datacentre and operations monitoring facility, the Intellicentre One. Built almost a decade ago, the Intellicentre is Macquarie Telecom's flagship data operations facility, and is in the process of an infrastructure makeover.
After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.
The Australian Open kicked off in Melbourne yesterday, this year with more technology than ever. ZDNet Australia went behind the scenes to bring you all the action.
Wholesale telecommunications company Vocus yesterday launched a new datacentre in Sydney which it snagged last month as part of a $5.9 million buyout of E3.
Bill Detwiler asked TechRepublic members to send in photos of the worst server room messes they've encountered and they really came through.
The Dell PowerEdge R815's core density is impressive, setting it up neatly for virtualisation duties. Using AMD's 6000 series processors, it hits 48 cores across only four sockets, all in a 2U chassis.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison unveils a new storage server product, dubbed Exadata. The programmable storage server aims to put database intelligence next to each drive. The Exadata storage server will be immediately available on Linux running on Intel, but Ellison noted that other flavors for various platforms "are on the way."
Paul Perrone, CEO of Perrone Robotics, introduces Tommy Jr., a driverless car powered by Solaris and Java, created for the DARPA Urban Challenge. The vehicle made an appearance on stage at the JavaOne conference last week in San Francisco. Tommy Jr. will navigate using laser "eyes" mounted on the body of the car, along with GPS accurate to within 2 to 4 inches.
It seems going virtual can create some very real returns. Not only does virtualisation cut down on wasted CPU, disk and memory capacity, it also allows for more rapid deployment of applications and reduces power usage.
On the floor of Interop New York 2007, ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind stops by the Plat'Home booth to take a closer look at its new--and small--Linux servers. With no moving parts, the OpenBlock S266 and the OpenMicroServer can operate in places where there is little room as well as little tolerance for machines that produce excessive heat.
Steve Bozzo, CIO of 1-800-Flowers speaks about managing flower delivery operations during the peak holiday periods and the excess capacity during the slower times.
The PowerEdge R415 is a scalable yet affordable AMD Opteron-based 1U server. Beware, though, that this budget server can quickly turn costly if you pile on the options.
An affordable high-density server platform, the Atom-powered Green Power 2200-T can't match a conventional blade server on processing terms, but beats it hands-down on power and cooling. If that's important to you, and you don't need massively scalable servers, it could be just the ticket.
This upgrade to the world's first programmable, digital, electronic computing device is five times faster and simpler to operate than its pioneering predecessor.
This welcome update brings Microsoft's Small Business Server into line with the rest of the Windows Server family, while also simplifying management and enhancing remote access. It's far from cheap, however, and smaller companies may be better off evaluating the Essentials version.
RHEL 6 offers greatly enhanced scalability and is well equipped to handle future technological advances. The switch to KVM virtualisation and server subscription tweaks may not be universally popular, but existing Red Hat customers and new Linux converts should still consider it.
Built to a price, Dell's PowerEdge R310 is limited in terms of scalability, but can be configured to handle a wide range small business and departmental server workloads without breaking the bank.
This huge overhaul of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) brings simplified hierarchy, role-based security, a new console, flexible application deployment and mobile management.
The Gateway GT350 F1 is a well-made server from Acer with scope to handle a wide variety of applications and workloads, both in small businesses and on larger corporate networks.
All over the world, schools are facing the same challenge: bringing ICT to students in a cost-effective way. "Each student should have their own laptop/netbook/PC," echoes the mantra, and school budgets groan trying to make ends meet. Microsoft MultiPoint Server 2010 seeks to solve the problem.
Dell has shoehorned 4-way processing into the 2U PowerEdge R810, bringing all the benefits of Intel's latest Nehalem EX processors and adding Dell's unique FlexMem Bridge memory-access technology.
Snow Leopard Server includes major updates to some of the OS's core components and is now fully 64-bit. Ease of use, plus simple and affordable licensing make OS X a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, although we had problems with one or two features.
If you spend more time fighting fires than adding business value through IT, it's time to look at this comprehensive management solution for medium businesses.
Dell's PowerEdge T710 is ideal for branch office or medium-sized business use, where performance, expandability and flexibility are key attributes.
The 2U rack server of choice continues to impress, and the latest G6 implementation looks set to carry the crown for some time to come.
This is a well built and very capable 2U rack server from a respected vendor that can be configured to suit a wide variety of applications. It's particularly strong on disk capacity and PCIe expansion.