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Sweden Cuts Tax on Datacenter Power

As the data continues to pile up, so too does the stiffening competition to store and manage it. The latest gambit comes from energy-efficient Sweden, where the Scandinavian nation's ...Full Article

Early NVLink Tests Show GPU Speed Burst

Crunching data is not as big of a problem as moving it around so it can be crunched. The PCI-Express bus that links CPU processors to peripheral accelerators has ...Full Article

Chip Designs Might Be On Table In IBM-Glofo Talks

IBM may again be moving closer to a long-anticipated exit from the semiconductor manufacturing business. According to a report in Bloomberg, IBM and Globalfoundries have resumed talks that broke ...Full Article

IBM’s Power8 Enterprise Systems Loom

Back in July, as EnterpriseTech has previously reported, IBM's chief financial officer, Martin Schroeter, said that Big Blue was working on fleshing out the midrange and high-end of the ...Full Article

IBM DOME Microserver Could Appeal To Enterprises

An experimental microserver system developed by IBM in conjunction with the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy has the potential to end up in commercial systems running massively parallel workloads. ...Full Article

Future Datacenters Will Divvy Up Computing, Storage

The datacenter ecosystem of the next decade is likely to resemble an expanded version of the hyperscale facilities currently being built out by today's Internet giants, cloud providers, and ...Full Article

IBM Juices Hadoop With Java On Tesla GPUs

Commercial applications written in Java have plenty of parallel tasks that can be accelerated through the use of GPU coprocessors. IBM is very keen on leveraging the combination of ...Full Article

Stacking Up Xeon E7 v2 Chips Against The Competition

Since Intel entered the server market formally in 1993, it has used its prowess in manufacturing and its ever-expanding sophistication in chip design to knock countless competitive chips out ...Full Article

First X86 Servers, Now IBM Wants Out Of Chips?

IBM may be looking to part ways with its semiconductor manufacturing business. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports that IBM is considering selling ...Full Article

Engineers Develop Microwindmills to Power Electronics

Engineers at the University of Texas at Arlington have developed a new technology that could come in handy when electronic devices run out of power. Their idea stems from ...Full Article
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