Server hardware strategy
- September 26, 2007
Sun Microsystems' latest foray into Intel-based servers, the Sun Fire X4150 and X4450, promises density and performance.
- September 24, 2007
The new Sun/Microsoft partnership that allows Sun to sell its x64 servers with Windows installed and supported gets blessings from industry observers.
- September 10, 2007
Which server platform to run Oracle 11g on may have less to do with hardware performance and more to do with cost and quality of support.
- September 06, 2007
Intel recently released details on its four-socket, quad-core Xeon 7300 processor and its availability from 50-plus server OEM partners.
- August 13, 2007
With AMD's quad-core Barcelona processor slated for systems next month, Intel announced two new quad-core Xeons that feature improved virtualization capabilities, performance enhancements and new energy efficiencies.
- August 08, 2007
OS vendors including Microsoft, Red Hat, Novell, Sun and VMware have all tweaked their operating systems for compatibility with AMD's quad-core processor, due out in September.
- August 06, 2007
Blade servers have made serious gains in memory, integration capabilities and power efficiency. But licensing considerations, workload capacity and vendor lock-still limit the technology's appeal.
- August 01, 2007
Blade servers offer space- and power-saving benefits. But organizational constraints and data center design may continue to tip the scales in favor of rack servers.
- July 30, 2007
Visual effects company Image Engine is re-building its data center for better efficiency and cooling capabilities and more space.
- July 25, 2007
Hewlett-Packard Co. has announced Thermal Zone Mapping, a 3-D image of a data center's power and cooling profile, which may add momentum to their push for more blade servers in the data center.
- July 25, 2007
AMD previewed new motherboard-based memory technology, Socket G3 Memory Extender (G3MX), which delivers extra RAM to servers with its multicore Opteron processors.
- July 18, 2007
Offering more memory, smaller footprints, and improved power and cooling efficiencies, blades are being positioned as the cure-all to data center woes.
- July 13, 2007
What server hardware form factors are people buying, and which vendors are offering the most server for the money? Find out in this survey.
- July 03, 2007
Fujitsu has upgraded its blade servers and chassis, making the line better equipped for virtualization and larger database applications.
- June 26, 2007
New ultra-dense blade servers touting Intel Xeon processors are designed specifically for high performance computing and scale-out applications.