Data Center Apparatus

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  • The trouble with server efficiency and performance

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 05 Sep 2013
  • The tradeoff between the high cost of better performance and the forward-thinking energy efficiency is something IT shops must ponder when deciding what servers to buy. As chips shrink and become ...

  • IT surfaces from the back room to take the helm

    Tom Walat - Site Editor 26 Apr 2013
  • By Beth Pariseau, Senior News Writer SAN FRANCISCO -- The overarching theme here at ChefConf 2013 this week has been a sense of empowerment for IT folk who are used to shoveling coal in the boiler ...

  • Go thin or go home -- that's the graphene way

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 05 Apr 2013
  • Some analysts estimate that Moore's Law  -- the ability of manufacturers to double the number of transistors on a chip every 18 months -- will end in 10 years. At a certain point, the electrons of ...

  • Boston's ARM servers aim to kick x86 AaaS

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 12 Mar 2013
  • There's been a lot of bluster about ARM servers and how they'll upend the traditional x86 market when 64-bit ARM offerings come to market, but the fact remains that software designed on x86 servers ...

  • Is IBM finally going mobile?

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 27 Feb 2013
  • IBM plans to work with Nokia Siemens Networks to make our smartphones more responsive. What does this mean for the data center? Well, we've learned about placing small data center gateways closer ...

  • Not a Linux sysadmin? Maybe you should be

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 25 Feb 2013
  • Linux jobs are in high demand for another year, and there are just not enough seasoned Linux admins to fill the spots available, according to The Linux Jobs Report from and The Linux ...

  • Valentine's Day? How about Hug a Data Center Engineer Day?

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 14 Feb 2013
  • We often speak cavalierly about building new data centers and all that goes into them. But unless you've actually done it -- and I haven't -- it's easy to take all the effort and talent involved ...

  • Qualcomm enters 64-bit ARM chip fray

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 31 Jan 2013
  • Chip manufacturing giant Qualcomm has listed job openings for ARMv8 engineers, which makes it the latest vendor to show interest in building 64-bit processors with ARM's latest design. Though ...

  • The petaflops of citizen science

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 03 Jan 2013
  • It's hard work discovering the secrets of the universe, and now the Einstein@Home distributed computing project has broken the petaflop – the compute power of approximately 61 million iPad 2 ...

  • Data center fright night, part two "Total Shutdown"

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 31 Oct 2012
  • Did you enjoy yesterday's spine-tingler? Then you'll enjoy today's terrifying tale of data center despair. "Total shutdown: A cautionary tale" Sander van Vugt Don managed a small data center for a ...

  • Prepare to be scared: Night of the living data center

    Erin Watkins - TechTarget 30 Oct 2012
  • Grab a flashlight, head to your nearest lights-out data center, and hunker down for some creepy data center horror stories courtesy of some data center experts. Are these true tales? Stay tuned for ...

  • Can IT support disruption?

    Tom Walat - Site Editor 23 Oct 2012
  • IT must be ready for fundamental shifts in business and technological paradigms. Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Editor IT professionals are used to change – the reality of change is as old ...