Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Monday, July 28, 2014
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IBM Forging Bigger Power8 Systems, Adding FPGA Acceleration

IBM Forging Bigger Power8 Systems, Adding FPGA Acceleration

IBM launched its first servers based on the Power8 processors back in April, and the initial machines ...

IEEE Gets Behind 25G Ethernet Effort

IEEE Gets Behind 25G Ethernet Effort

After several days of presentations and a unanimous vote of 61 to zero in favor, the members ...

Big Switch Brings Hyperscale SDN To Enterprises

Big Switch Brings Hyperscale SDN To Enterprises

Big Switch Networks, a networking startup that was spun out of the Stanford University labs that created ...

Early Haswell Xeon Buyers Push Intel Datacenter Biz

Early Haswell Xeon Buyers Push Intel Datacenter Biz

For the past several Xeon E5 processor launch cycles, customers in the cloud and supercomputing spaces get ...

EDITOR'S PICKS
Systems
IBM launched its first servers based on the Power8 processors back in April, and the initial machines were aimed at scale-out ... Full article
Our marketing friends correctly observe that Shared-Memory Clusters (SMCs) can provide scads of processors and ...
The systems business at IBM started to stabilize in the second quarter, with X86 servers ...
For some workloads, a big eight-socket server node with a hefty memory footprint is going ...
Software
RackWare, the five-year-old cloud management startup, has rolled out the third version of its disaster recovery module designed to move existing ... Full article
The transformation of virtualized servers into clouds continues apace at enterprises, and is driving VMware ...
SAP, the German enterprise software giant, is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation and OpenStack Foundation ...
The Kubernetes software container management system that search engine giant Google just open sourced a ...
Datacenter
Facebook says its first European datacenter in northern Sweden is generating jobs as well as conserving energy. The social media giant ... Full article
With its vastly profitable search engine and advertising empire, it might seem that Google no ...
The datacenter ecosystem of the next decade is likely to resemble an expanded version of ...
As more enterprises are opting to colocate their datacenters, a new player is emerging in ...
Cloud
The public cloud business of retailing giant Amazon is nearly doubling in terms of capacity sold to customers in the past ... Full article
A month ago, Rackspace Hosting previewed its OnMetal bare metal servers, which are configured quickly ...
Microsoft’s otherwise lackluster quarterly earnings report, weighed down by the closing of its deal to ...
Benchmark testing of a database running on bare metal versus virtual public cloud servers found ...
Storage
Toshiba and SanDisk are partners in the manufacturing of NAND flash memory but in January, Toshiba acquired OCZ Storage Solutions, a ... Full article
Over the past several years, key acquisitions and initiatives have transformed SanDisk into an enterprise ...
Red Hat is the world’s largest supplier of support services for open source software, and ...
Microsoft is rolling out the latest series of its Azure storage appliances with an eye ...
Networks
After several days of presentations and a unanimous vote of 61 to zero in favor, the members of the IEEE have ... Full article
Big Switch Networks, a networking startup that was spun out of the Stanford University labs ...
Data scientists from MIT and Facebook have proposed a centralized datacenter network that chucks the ...
The emergence of big data, storage, and streaming media applications that have bursty behavior on ...
Most Read
The word on the street ahead of the Oracle OpenWorld extravaganza, which opened on Sunday evening in San Francisco, was that CEO Larry Ellison ...
Just a few weeks ahead of the launch of EnterpriseTech, chip maker Intel rolled out its “Ivy Bridge” Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors. These chips ...
Hewlett-Packard may be known as the volume player in the X86 server business, which has been dominated by two-socket servers for the past decade ...
Even if you are not thinking of buying a big Sparc/Solaris server, some new math by Oracle might get you to thinking about shared ...
Ethernet, InfiniBand, and the handful of high-speed, low-latency interconnects that have been designed for supercomputers and large shared memory systems are going to soon ...