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AMD's Kaveri A-series chip

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One of GNU/Linux’s most important networking components just got an update

The software framework that powers the network connections on many GNU/Linux systems just got its second major update in less than a year and a half, with the version 1.2 release of NetworkManager.

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Here's what the new Intel will look like

The PC market has been in trouble for ages, but last year took the biscuit. Shipments dropped below 300 million for the first time since 2008, and IDC declared it the worst year in history. That explains a lot about what happened at...

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Meet a handheld server with a 13-terabyte SSD

Fixstars' Olive is like the Raspberry Pi of servers, but with a twist -- it packs 13TB of solid-state drive storage in a system that could be held in one hand.

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Everspin ships high-density MRAM to safeguard data in flight

Everspin is shipping 256Mbit and 1Gbit MRAM chips to commercial customers, which will allow hot data on servers to be stored safely even in a power failure.

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Intel starts baking speedy FPGAs into chips

If Nvidia and AMD have graphics processors, Intel is now deploying screaming co-processors of its own answer in the form of FPGAs.

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Envisioning a 65-story data center

Two young architects have designed a data center that challenges how the structures are built. Instead of constructing a flat, sprawling complex, they are proposing a data center that reaches skyscraper heights.

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Support for SQL Server 2005 ends Tuesday - are you ready?

There will be no more updates from Microsoft, so staying with the software could open you up to a host of risks.

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Nvidia's screaming Tesla P100 GPU will power one of the world's fastest computers

It didn't take long for Nvidia's monstrous Tesla P100 GPU to make its mark in an ongoing race to build the world's fastest computers.

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Servers with Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU will ship next year

Nvidia's fastest GPU yet, the new Tesla P100, will be available in servers next year, the company said.

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Nvidia's DGX-1 supercomputer packs the horsepower of 250 servers

Your electric bills could soar if you kept Nvidia's monster DGX-1 computer running continuously for one month.

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Laptops, tablets could pack more DDR4 memory with Samsung breakthrough

Samsung wants to cram faster and more power-efficient DDR4 DRAM in laptops and hybrids with new memory chips it introduced on Monday.

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Supercomputing shifts from power to purpose

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is now producing high performance computing systems for specific needs.

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What's in HPE's persistent memory?

Memory and storage have been separated in computers for decades, but that's changing.

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Intel's fastest 22-core Broadwell chip comes to new servers

Every time Intel announces new Xeon chips, server makers waste no time in announcing new products.

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Intel's 22-core Broadwell chips will speed up cloud services

Intel continues to jack up the number of CPU cores in its chips, on Thursday releasing a new line of Xeon E5-2600 v4 which have up to 22 cores.

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AMD's new FirePro S9300 X2 is its latest monster GPU

AMD is releasing one monster graphics card after another as the GPU speed battle with Nvidia heats up.

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Energy Star 3.0 server spec to look at coprocessors for more accurate power-efficiency ratings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is revising the Energy Star specification for servers to take into account significant system design changes and help buyers make effective purchasing decisions.

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Red Hat just proved you can make billions of dollars with open source

Red Hat becomes the first open source company to earn $2 billion in revenues

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