Server processors News
July 06, 2017
While Google's new partnership with Nutanix received a lot of attention at Nutanix .NEXT 2017, other partners of the hyper-converged vendor also made news at the user conference. Google SVP of ...
June 02, 2017
Google cloud VMs are now more flexible with the addition of Intel Skylake processors for high-performance compute and memory expansions for its machines.
April 13, 2017
IT organizations that rely on AIX-based applications still whirring away may feel the cloud computing age is passing them by -- but help is on the way.
March 08, 2017
With other market players revving up their Windows compatibility and performance, AMD and ARM deliver 1-2 punch to Intel. How will it fight back?
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A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a computer chip that performs rapid mathematical calculations, primarily for the purpose of rendering images. Continue Reading
From watching CPU affinity settings to checking for processor availability, there are things you should consider before using a hyper-threaded processor within a hypervisor. Continue Reading
Service providers are opting for virtual CPE and its resulting benefits, but choosing the right vCPE platform is essential to get the most out of it. Continue Reading
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In an environment with a large number of containers, big servers better meet the needs of users because of the impact of containers on CPU bandwidth, storage I/O and networking. Continue Reading
Public cloud providers increasingly offer GPU-based cloud services for compute-heavy applications, but organizations need the right skill sets -- and budget -- to deploy them. Continue Reading
There are a variety of tools and strategies to optimize mainframe performance, from capacity planning to more efficient virtual storage management and more. Continue Reading
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Manage vCPU distribution with affinity and anti-affinity features to alleviate the potential performance problems that can be caused by hyper-threading. Continue Reading
Be sure to provision the right virtual CPUs to a VM and be aware of processor hyper-threading. Also, use CPU affinity strategically and scale out rather than up. Continue Reading
On the surface, hyper-converged systems may seem budget-friendly. But watch out for pricey feature options that can increase overall costs as you build. Continue Reading
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Performance problems can be caused by a number of things, including overprovisioning and poor vCPU selection and assignment to VMs. Use these strategies to correct mistakes. Continue Reading
A vulnerability in Intel AMT enables attackers to gain remote access to PCs and devices. Expert Judith Myerson explains how the attack works and what can be done to prevent it. Continue Reading
Researchers recently proved that it's possible to steal cloud data from a CPU cache. Expert Rob Shapland discusses how this works and what it means for multi-tenant cloud security. Continue Reading