Andy Patrizio

Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Intel Xeons to offer on-demand special functionality

AWS launches new chips, replacement for TCP

AWS launches new chips, replacement for TCP

AWS re:Invent: An Arm-based CPU for high-performance computing, a networking chip that doubles performance of its predecessor, and a TCP protocol replacement to speed up networks in the AWS cloud.

Seagate introduces HDDs as fast as SSDs

Seagate introduces HDDs as fast as SSDs

Seagates Exos 2X18 features multiple drive heads that enable it to match SATA SSD speeds.

Dell expands data-protection product line

Dell expands data-protection product line

News includes upgrade of Dell’s APEX data storage services to provide more secure backup storage in a pay-per-use consumption model.

AMD partners with Arm developer for exascale computing

AMD partners with Arm developer for exascale computing

Deal involves AMD’s Instinct GPU accelerators, which are also used in Frontier, the fastest supercomputer in the world.

AMD gives new Epyc processors a big launch with help from partners

AMD gives new Epyc processors a big launch with help from partners

OEMs including HPE, Dell and Supermicro, along with cloud providers Microsoft and Oracle, showed up for the debut of AMD’s fourth-generation server processor.

HPE launches supercomputers for the enterprise

HPE launches supercomputers for the enterprise

You can now get a scaled-down and less expensive supercomputer that's based on the same architecture of the machine that broke the exaFLOP barrier.

Intel announces CPUs and GPUs for high-performance computing

Intel announces CPUs and GPUs for high-performance computing

Intel's CPU Max and GPU Max HPC chips use high bandwidth memory to solve bottlenecks and underpin supercomputers.

Intel is shipping the next generation of Xeon Scalable processors

Intel is shipping the next generation of Xeon Scalable processors

The chips were delayed nearly two years due to manufacturing challenges.

Nvidia tests: DPUs can cut the power servers use

Nvidia tests: DPUs can cut the power servers use

The tests are for their technology but the findings can be applied to any DPU.

HPE launches 11th-generation ProLiant servers

HPE launches 11th-generation ProLiant servers

HPE ProLiant Gen11 servers are designed with heavy emphasis on security and a hybrid-cloud workloads.

OCP spec for silicon security could help reduce vendor lock-in

OCP spec for silicon security could help reduce vendor lock-in

The Open Compute Project's Caliptra spec for Root of Trust could lead to better interoperability among cards used in data-center servers.

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