Microsoft to improve its networking
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:52

Microsoft to improve its networking


Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 13:25

Nvidia’s P100 gets PCIe


Easy installation into server banks


Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU has become accessible to server banks after the outfit hammered it into a PCIe form factor.

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 18:32

Qualcomm to debut with 10nm Server CPU


More attractive ARMs 

Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips. 

Atom server chips might be toast
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:30

Atom server chips might be toast


Intel is walking away like Craig David

The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.

Server market slumps
Published in News
Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:45

Server market slumps


3.6 per cent less than last year

Beancounters working for IDC have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide server market is experienced a year-on-year revenue slump of 3.6 percent in the first quarter.

Zen comes to desktops first
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 05:32

Zen comes to desktops first


Server follows, then notebook


At the Q and A session after AMD's press conference, company CEO Lisa Su just confirmed that desktop Zen x86 chips are the first products to arrive for consumers. These will be followed by a server lineup, then a notebook lineup.

Red Hat is better investment than the ponies
Published in News


Revenue rose 46 percent

The Open Saucy software outfit Red Hat is probably a better investment than putting all your cash on a sure bet with a sheepskin bridle for the 2.30 at Ascot.

Debian dumps 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips
Published in Processors


Jessie will complete of a modernisation

The Debian project is continuing its cull of older processors and getting rid of support for 586-class and hybrid 586/686 chips.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:43

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86


Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

AMD to announce Sugon deal
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 08:29

AMD to announce Sugon deal


Joint Venture with China's HPC giant

Our sources are confident that AMD is about to announce a joint venture deal with China-based Sugon company.