Nvidia lifts the lid on Iray Server
Published in Graphics


Distributed networks provide high performance renders

Nvidia has just spilt the beans on its Iray Server which is a clever bit of kit which allows distributed networks to pool resources create high-performance renders.

Qualcomm does ARM server deal with Chinese
Published in Processors


Working with the government to build ARM server chips


Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.

AMD launches Opteron A1100 Seattle
Published in Processors


First A57 chip after a year's delay

Miracles apparently can happen after AMD just announced its long delayed Cortex A57 based Opteron A1100 SoC. It took longer than many expected but the Opteron A1100 aka Seattle is finally out.

AMD Zen silicon might be in good shape
Published in Processors


At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims

A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true. 

Dell releases barebones servers
Published in News


Lots of box cramming going on

Tinbox shifter Dell has released a bunch of bare-bones servers which appear to be creative box packing.

ARM chips no help to AMD
Published in Processors


Not doing as well as expected

Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.

Qualcomm powered servers picture
Published in Processors


Details of a Xilinx FPGA-based card or a rack

Talking about Qualcomm's server in a single story is tricky, so we decided to tell you a bit more about the server with some product specific details in a seperate yarn.

Server shipments grow
Published in News
01 September 2015

Server shipments grow


Gartner's latest report warns of a slowing

Beancounters at Gartner have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that server shipments have grown by eight per cent.

Nvidia launches Grid 2.0 servers
Published in Graphics


Virtual services for Windows and Linux

Nvidia has announced the release of its Grid 2.0 servers and expects it will have industry support. The idea is to deliver even most graphics-intensive applications to any connected device virtually.  

Phytium 64-core ARM chip announced
Published in Processors


Excellent Spec CPU2006 scores 

Fudzilla has confirmed the existence of Qualcomm's 64-core based processors in the past and now a Chinese startup, Phytium has some plans to get them into the shops.