Single-core vs. multi-core CPUs

Single-core vs. multi-core CPUs

Some apps need CPU clock speed while others need multiple cores, so base your server purchases accordingly.

Nvidia strikes AI consulting deals with Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton

Nvidia strikes AI consulting deals with Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton

Consultancies bring experience that enterprises may not have to develop their AI strategy and products.

Nvidia GTC: Hopper processor in full production

Nvidia GTC: Hopper processor in full production

The H100 Tensor Core GPU is in full production, and the first servers based on Nvidia's new Hopper architecture are due next month.

Seagate launches self-healing storage technology

Seagate launches self-healing storage technology

Seagate's Exos storage arrays can rebuild data from failed hard drives, leaving the rest of the drives in the array operational and reducing the frequency of swapping out bad drives.

ARM updates Neoverse enterprise processor roadmap

ARM updates Neoverse enterprise processor roadmap

Nvidia’s Grace processor will be one of the first chips to use Arm’s upcoming Neoverse V2 CPU cores.

IBM launches fourth-gen LinuxONE servers

IBM launches fourth-gen LinuxONE servers

IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 server uses the System Z processor and boasts better performance vs. x86 and greater power efficiency.

Nvidia Hopper GPU slays predecessor in ML benchmarks

Nvidia Hopper GPU slays predecessor in ML benchmarks

Benchmarks aren't the same as real world use, but they can give a good idea of what’s to come, and Nvidia's Hopper GPU performance is impressive.

Arm lawsuit threatens Qualcomm chips developed by its Nuvia subsidiary.

Arm lawsuit threatens Qualcomm chips developed by its Nuvia subsidiary.

A lawsuit claiming license violations by Qualcomm and Nuvia could hobble production of processors based on Arm technology.

IBM is leasing on-prem System i servers

IBM is leasing on-prem System i servers

IBM offers a flat-fee subscription for single-core System i servers.

Microsoft adds virtual cores to Windows Server licensing

Microsoft adds virtual cores to Windows Server licensing

Microsoft adjusts Windows Server fees after threats of lawsuits by European cloud service providers.

Nvidia partners with Dell and VMware for faster AI systems

Nvidia partners with Dell and VMware for faster AI systems

New vSphere paired with Nvidia DPUs will speed up data center performance.

Intel partners for $30B fab investment in Arizona

Intel partners for $30B fab investment in Arizona

Deal with Brookfield Asset Management brings more chip production to the US and frees up more Intel cash.

Qualcomm planning  ARM-based server processor?

Qualcomm planning ARM-based server processor?

If Qualcomm is working on a server processor, it likely will be for accelerators such as smartNICs.

Verge.io adds GPU virtualization to its HCI software

Verge.io adds GPU virtualization to its HCI software

Verge-OS virtualization software can now pool and apportion GPU capacity to help create virtual data centers.

Microsoft extends Azure server lifetimes by 50%

Microsoft extends Azure server lifetimes by 50%

Efficiencies and better hardware prompt Azure to extend server-refresh cycles from four years to six.

What is CXL, and why should you care?

What is CXL, and why should you care?

Compute Express Link can share compute and memory among components and devices, potentially leading to more efficient use of data-center resources.

Enterprise adoption of smartNICs faces challenges

Enterprise adoption of smartNICs faces challenges

100Gb+ will be standard for high-performance computing, AI, and cloud providers.

Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for IoT technology

Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for IoT technology

Semtech has been working on IoT technology, and buying Sierra will accelerate that effort.

HPE to ship a dedicated inference server for the edge

HPE to ship a dedicated inference server for the edge

The small form factor HPE Edgeline EL8000 is designed for AI tasks such as computer vision and natural-language processing.

SSD roundup: New products deliver speed, density gains

SSD roundup: New products deliver speed, density gains

Enterprise SSD products are separating themselves from their consumer counterparts by getting faster, smarter and denser.

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