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Lenovo and VMware partner for resilient edge servers

Lenovo ThinkSystem SE350 Edge servers will ship with VMware edge software installed.

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IBM intros new generation of IBM Power servers

The last Unix vendor left promises 2.5x greater per core performance vs x86-based servers.

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Sleeping and waiting on Linux

The sleep and wait commands can provide useful ways to observe system and script activity.

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AWS, NetApp team up for a cloud-native file system

Amazon brings its file storage service to NetApp’s ONTAP storage system.

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Western Digital announces a hybrid hard drive

Western Digital hopes to get hybrid storage right by combining HDD with NAND and a CPU.

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Are Tesla’s Dojo supercomputer claims valid?

If accurate, the performance of Tesla’s homegrown supercomputer as measured in FLOPS outperforms the recognized world’s fastest supercomputer by a factor of two.

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Using the Linux set command

The Linux set command offers a lot of interesting options for working with your scripts.

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How to buy hyperconverged infrastructure: What to ask before investing in HCI

HCI purchases start with deciding software vs. appliance and considering scalability, orchestration capabilities, and cloud compatibility to narrow the options.

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Will Intel's new desktop-CPU design come to its Xeon server chips?

The innovations Intel is putting in its Adler Lake desktop processors could also be valuable in chips developed for servers.

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Getting more than expected from a virtual-server training exercise

Sometimes it’s enough to fix an IT problem without discovering the root cause.

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Western Digital, Kioxia could be talking merger

If Western Digital does merge with Kioxia, WD would be a storage giant far ahead of the competition.

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IBM updates its mainframe processor to help AI

IBM's Telum processor will have on-chip acceleration for artificial intelligence inferencing.

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Private 5G: Tips on how to implement it, from enterprises that already have

If you’re considering private 5G for an IoT project, you’ll need to learn a lot, choose between white-box switches and servers, and maybe decide that Wi-Fi 6 is a better idea.

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A closer look at two newly announced Intel chips

Intel's Sapphire Rapids next-gen Xeon chip and Ponte Vecchio GPU promise performance boosts, new architectures.

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Linux turns 30

It's doubtful that even Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel, imagined it would play such a major role in everything from supercomputers to tiny embedded devices.

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Choosing and changing your Linux shell

If you don't love the shell you're using on your Linux system, change it! There are plenty, including bash, fish, ksh, tcsh, zsh.

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How to choose the best NVMe storage array

NVMe arrays are the highest performance storage solutions available, offering a massive speed boost for enterprises willing to make the investment. Here’s how to select the right NVMe solution for you.

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Intel shifts to multiarchitecture model

x86 is just one of many architectures under the new strategy.

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