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March 03, 2015
The TechTarget Server Hardware Survey reveals how data center pros buy blade servers, and what they plan to purchase in the next year.
August 28, 2014
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
July 01, 2014
Whether it's an enterprise or a research cluster, data centers are running into hotspots -- and cooling them from the outside in or the inside out.
September 30, 2013
Next time you buy servers, raw clock speed won't matter as much as processor specialization, memory and software support, power draw or security.
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We're setting up a 3,700-square-foot server area with 175 server racks and in-row cooling. It's a greenfield project. How do we estimate power consumption and weight per rack? Continue Reading
Are the alluring functions of ARM servers enough to cause a reshaping of data center operations? Or will the x86 server continue its domination? Continue Reading
The specs of the 480-V power equipment are all the same as a 400-V step-up transformer. The only difference is voltage. Can we use the 480-V transformer with 400-V servers? Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: Probably the Cisco Integrated Management Controller. • Improvements to My Organization: Remote access to the server is...Continue Reading
Ahead of other vendors. Minor improvements are needed for registration of licenses and access to updated drivers.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: iLO (Remote Management) is probably the best in the market, their RAID Cards (SmartArray) are also very good. •...Continue Reading
I have found that the HP Proliant series servers have lived up to their moniker, in that they have always been reliable.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: * High Performance * High Reliability * "Insight Management" of the hardware * Compatibility with all of the major...Continue Reading
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Increasing physical demands of modern IT gear can pose problems for classic rack enclosures. Watch for these factors when buying new racks or equipment. Continue Reading
Outdated data center servers can set your IT organization back, stifling business innovation and productivity. It's almost 2015 -- don't get caught with old hardware. Continue Reading
High-performance computing systems pump up the processing power in enterprise data centers, but can be hard to keep in peak condition. Five steps put HPC applications into beast mode. Continue Reading
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As a consolidation tool, blades seem like a logical choice for virtualization, but availability concerns mean the decision isn't cut and dry. Continue Reading
Optical interconnects turn server designs inside out. The use of silicon photonics will send optical signals on a long-distance journey without loss. Continue Reading
Higher voltage means lower memory performance, right? Not anymore. On today's DIMMs, more is better. Continue Reading