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Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, he admitted

IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growth

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says


AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

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Container Wars

Docker's getting all the container headlines, but as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

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Memory Prices to Fall This Year After Stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent

IBM's new mainframe will eat mobile apps for lunch

Big Blue claims the system can crunch 2.3 billion transactions per day

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Uptime Simplifies System and Server Monitoring

Server and systems management tools have long been too expensive and too complex to actually use without spending thousands of dollars on consultants. Uptime Software has been trying to change that with a product that can be installed...

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Will Enhanced Servers Do Away With Need For Switches?

With seemingly everything in IT converging – servers, switching, storage, virtualization – will servers ultimately take on the role of the top-of-rack data center switch?

Compuware preps the mainframe for younger IT pros

Compuware's Topaz platform will provide graphical interfaces for mainframe management

Why Nvidia ignored mobile and bet the farm on auto tech at CES

One pundit complained Nvidia's press conference was 'a teraflop'

Intel cranks up laptop battery life, graphics with new Broadwell Core chips

Intel's latest Core chips based on the Broadwell microarchitecture will be in laptops and hybrids this month

Driverless cars could get more reliable with Nvidia's Tegra X1

Nvidia did not address the use of the new Tegra chip in mobile devices

AMD retools laptop chip strategy to challenge Intel's dominance

AMD hopes to put its upcoming Carrizo chips in more laptops through a new chip and components strategy

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How-to: Get Started with Nginx

Follow these steps to install Nginx on Linux and configure PHP support, virtual hosts, HTTP authentication, SSL support, URL rewrites, and load balancing

Intel's IoT vision sees far more than chips

The company's IoT Platform includes hardware, software and partnerships

Intel plunks down billions to expand in mobile market

Intel's $1.6 billion investment in a Chengdu plant will help it regain complete control of manufacturing mobile chips

Intel to invest US$1.6 billion in China plant to push mobile chip development

The investment over the next 15 years will go toward upgrading Intel's chip plant in Chengdu

ARM technology in Apple's A7, A8 chips gets an upgrade

ARM says first test chips based on ARMv8.1-A architecture will come out in the second half of next year

Google, Facebook's hunger for servers drives market

Enterprise need for real-time analytics also helps fuels server sales in the face of uncertain economy

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How (and Why) Facebook Excels at Data Center Efficiency

Facebook's data centers are 'second to none' thanks to a homogenous and nimble design focused on efficiency and cost savings, according to the company's head of infrastructure, who spoke this week at the Credit Suisse Technology...

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