Friday, March 24th, 2017

 December 2016 – At the AMD Tech Summit, CEO Lisa Su introduced a major shift in the data center and computing marketplace. SVP and Chief Architect of the Radeon Tech Group Raja Koduri presented AMD response to these developments in the marketplace. The market has seen the initial trend of the standalone PC moving to [...]

February 2016 – In a casual lunch time briefing, we had a chance to get an update on the companies processor IP and their market application areas. As counter trend to the multi-core marketplace for processors, the company has instead chosen to follow the path of the many-core processor. The company is headquartered in France [...]

March 2015 – Held concurrently with the Nvidia GTC event, the Open Power Consortium held their first Annual Summit. The presentation focused on their growing membership, software products and more importantly the release of new hardware for the platform that were developed in the past 12 months. The theme for the event, as presented by [...]

September 2014 – The growing data storage requirements of cloud server providers and data centers is driving a new generation of high speed IO control system. PMC has introduced a new chip that can be packaged in three separate configurations with a common pinout. The data centers are currently I/O bound, and complexities such as [...]

January 2014, At the annual Data Center Conference held by the Linley Group, the focus was on the semiconductors being used in the current solutions and there approach to addressing the two main issues of scale-out for the data center and efficiency. Efficiency is a combination of power, utilization, throughput, and code/data optimization for the [...]

October 2013 – This year Samsung’s Memory Solution Forum focused on the global issues of the enterprise and data center rather than the component features. This event, which was formally the CIO Forum, is in it third year, and is a mixed presentation and open discussion / Q&A event for technologist and executives to discuss, [...]

May 14, 2013, Uptime Institute Symposium, Santa Clara, CA—Andy Lawrence from 451 Research evaluated trends and drivers to consider which ones will be significant over the next 5-20 years. The difficulty is taking such a long-term focus is that the technologies can change very dramatically even within the lower-end of the range. To demonstrate this [...]

May 14, 2013, Uptime Institute Symposium, Santa Clara, CA—Matt Stansberry from the Uptime Institute shared the results of an on-going survey of data center managers. The available results represent one thousand responses, mostly from the US. Other areas are being added as the survey is translated to other languages. Respondents indicated that 82 percent are [...]

February 6, 2013 – The Linley Data Center conference relocated to the Hyatt in Santa Clara for this year’s event focusing on interconnect/networking and power. The keys were the advances in high speed interconnect as driven by the cloud and software defines networking, as well as optimizing performance/power for the growing data centers & servers. [...]

February 5, 2013 – At the Linley Data Center Conference held in San Jose earlier this month, we had a chance to meeting the Ryan Baxter of Micron to discuss their new NVDIMM module that is targeted at enterprise servers. To bring higher reliability to the enterprise marketplace, the NVDIMM product looks like an RDIMM [...]