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.
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At Chapman, Marion Knott Studios offers students digital projection screening room, three-camera HDTV stage and hefty digital cinema server.
West Virginia will start its AmberView program this fall at local schools, using photos of each child to generate 3D images with biometric data, displayed online as soon as an Amber alert goes out.
Asia/Pacific's server market went up by 22% in Q2 2005 from Q2 2004 and revenue by 16%. Blade servers registered excellent growth, to account for 4% of the units shipped, Gartner reports.
The Windows server market continued to show solid growth, with factory revenues increasing by 4.7% YTY.
For the full year 2005, worldwide server revenue grew 4.4% to $51.
Following 10 consecutive quarters posting positive annual growth, the EMEA server market ended 2005 with a revenue slowdown. Factory revenue generated by server sales declined by 4.