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Intel this week rolled out the latest generation of its Xeon E7 server processors, unveiling a family of 14nm chips with more cores per chip (up to 24, rather than 18), instruction threads (48 from 36) and more last-level cache (60MB from 45MB) than its predecessor. Officials said the new "Broadwell-EX"...
The tech vendor wants developers to start developing code for the Machine, a system officials say will fundamentally change data center computing.
The company is leveraging partnerships with Juniper, Intel, Nutanix and others to build out its data center infrastructure offerings.
The vendor's new chips for four- and eight-socket systems bring performance and memory capacity improvements over the previous generation.
Hyperscale data center environments continue to play an outsized role in the health of the worldwide server market, the analysts say.
TACC engineers by 2018 will replace the current Stampede supercomputer with new Dell servers running the latest Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi chips.
The company is collaborating with Intel to develop the Triton solution, which is aimed at scale-out data center environments.
At Computex, Cavium unveiled its next-generation ThunderX2 ARM-based systems on a chip, while Marvell showed off its Armada 7000 and 8000 chips.
The company's Urika-GX system marries Cray's supercomputing technologies, like the Aries interconnect, with open enterprise tools like Hadoop.