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Intel Consolidates Xeon Product Lines

The much-anticipated unification of Intel’s Xeon E3, E5 and E7 product lines is upon us. Starting with the upcoming “Skylake” datacenter chips, all Xeons will now fall under the new Xeon Scalable Processor (SP) family. As a result, the Xeon EP, and EX suffixes are being consolidated into a single SP designation. However, under the new structure, Intel has come up with four processor levels:...
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Huawei and Intel Sign Up for HPC Collaboration

Huawei and Intel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on high performance computing products and technology innovation. The MOU was made public at Hannover Messe, a conference that focuses on advanced industrial technology. According to the announcement, the collaboration will center around the development of Huawei servers and cloud computing hardware based on...
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Intel Moves Xeons to The Moore’s Law Leading Edge

In the wake of the Technology and Manufacturing Day event that Intel hosted last month, we were pondering this week about what effect the tick-tock-clock method of advancing chip designs and manufacturing processes might have on the Xeon server chip line from Intel, and we suggested that it might close the gaps between the Core client chips and the Xeons. It turns out that Intel is not only...
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How AMD’s Naples X86 Server Chip Stacks Up to Intel’s Xeons

Ever so slowly, and not so fast as to give competitor Intel too much information about what it is up to, but just fast enough to build interest in the years of engineering smarts that has gone into its forthcoming “Naples” X86 server processor, AMD is lifting the veil on the product that will bring it back into the datacenter and that will bring direct competition to the Xeon platform that...
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Intel's Knights Landing Xeon Phi chips finally arrive as firm takes aim at HPC

Chipmaker Intel has announced general availability of the latest generation of Knights Landing Xeon Phi processors aimed at high-performance computing (HPC) applications. Announced at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, the Knights Landing family is the first of Intel's Xeon Phi many integrated core chips that can function as a standalone processor in its own right,...
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Intel's Data Center Chief Talks About Machine Learning Without GPUs

The head of Intel’s data center group was at Computex in Taipei this week, in part to explain how the company's latest Xeon Phi processor is a good fit for machine learning. Machine learning is the process by which companies like Google and Facebook train software to get better at performing AI tasks including computer vision and understanding natural language. It’s key to improving all...
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TYAN to Showcase Range of HPC, Storage, and Cloud Computing Products at Computex 2016

TYAN, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and subsidiary of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation, exhibits its broad lines of storage, cloud computing and HPC solutions optimized for data center, virtualization, supercomputing, cloud and enterprise environments this week at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. Highlights of TYAN’s new developments in system architecture and...
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