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July 16, 2014
Facebook's North Carolina data center is warm and humid, which is fine for the thousands of OCP servers working there. Check out the exclusive video.
March 20, 2014
Miss our #TechCIT Tweet Chat? Here's a recap of what execs from BlackBerry, Dell, IBM and Microsoft said about their mobile and cloud strategies.
March 19, 2014
A number of Open Compute Project members are breathing new life into server hardware designs, including big names traditionally focused on software.
February 27, 2014
BlackBerry, Dell, IBM, Microsoft and other major IT vendors must transform to survive the cloud and mobile era. Will IT buyers invest in their vision?
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Facebook opened up its hyperscale data center in North Carolina for a look at its Open Compute Project servers, cold storage facility and floral conservation area. Continue Reading
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A microserver, also known as a server appliance, is a compact, less expensive, modular hardware platform designed to make installation and maintenance simpler than traditional enterprise-class rack servers. Continue Reading
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It's about memory, remember? This guide covers the server memory choices -- flash, DIMMs, multi-channel -- that might solve problems in your IT shop. Continue Reading
Conventional x86 processors try to do everything, but they are power hungry and performance inefficient. Stripping down processors to get the necessary functions for the required tasks saves power and speeds performance. This is the new emphasis in ... Continue Reading
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What goes great with sun, sand and surf? Hot data center technologies. So pack your flip flops and these books to read up on Linux, cloud and more. Continue Reading
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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
Load-reduced DIMM allows for more memory and decreased latency than on-server memory typically has. So how does it compare to other DIMM designs? Continue Reading