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Intel: Under attack, fighting back on many fronts

Intel faces challengers AMD, Arm, Nvidia and others as it implements a new fabrication strategy, develops new classes of processors, and embraces competitors as customers.

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Nutanix offers virtual private cloud HCI, multicloud workload management

Nutanix’s AOS 6 enables enterprises to build virtual private clouds, while Era update eases data-management software for hybrid and multicloud environments.

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14 things you need to know about data storage management

Data storage and management experts discuss what steps you need to take to properly manage and store data and why just backing up data is not enough.

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Lenovo extends TruScale as-a-service model to its entire portfolio

Everything Lenovo sells, from devices to servers, is now a part of the consumption-based, pay-as-you-go model.

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How to add virtual-machine drive space in Microsoft Server Hyper-V

Adding more disk space to virtual machines is important to keep systems running properly and can be accomplished using Microsoft Server Hyper-V with either Hyper-V Manager or Failover Cluster Manager.

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Looking at your Linux system's network interface with ethtool

The ethtool utility provides information about your network-driver and interface-card settings, including speed, whether the interface uses auto-negotiation, and whether it runs in half- or full-duplex mode.

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Tape backup as a defense vs. ransomware

Tape isn’t close to being the perfect backup, but it is pretty impervious to ransomware.

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Supermicro updates one-socket server line

The single-socket server used to be the lowest end of servers, but potent new chips are raising its value.

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IBM ships high-density tape drives based on lastest spec

IBM's Linear Tape-Open 9 (LTO-9) Ultrium magnetic tape drive promises greater density, performance and resiliency.

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Managing and monitoring swap space on Linux

Swap space can play an important role in system performance. Learn how to determine how much swap space your system has available and how much it's being used.

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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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