The path to data center carbon neutrality, says the power systems maker, leads through the elimination of lead-acid batteries from backup systems. Maybe, but just how much of a course change is lithium-ion, really?
We look into why Intel might be offering to pay more than $2 billion to purchase a top RISC-V company, SiFive, and what that might eventually mean.
A rack-scale architecture where memory pools are installed as separate appliances, took a big step closer to reality Wednesday with a pair of pending acquisitions by Rambus.
It may become more than a SmartNIC. Whatever the IPU ends up becoming, it’s a clear step toward disaggregation, and a giant leap for the future formation of a componentized “Xeon Platform.”
The system-on-a-chip maker had been scoring points on scalability and performance, with its Neoverse N1-based Altra series. If Altra truly is a Xeon-slayer, why take it out of the fight?
Google Cloud will add the all-new Base Command to its marketplace later this year.
The cloud provider’s benchmark data compares Ampere’s Arm chips with AMD Rome and Milan and Intel Skylake.
It’s also laying the groundwork for a disaggregated, composable infrastructure play similar to HPE’s.
Whatever doubts still linger about Arm's future in the data center, they are quickly dissipating.