Monthly Archives: September 2012

vSphere 5.1: 64 cores and 1TB of RAM on a VM

The new update for vSphere promises a lot of new features that will for sure consolidate its position among the virtualization platform providers: – Larger virtual machines (up to 64 virtual CPUs (vCPUs) and 1TB of virtual RAM) – New … Continue reading

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Dell PowerEdge C8000 shared solution to provide compute, GPU and storage options

Dell announced the PowerEdge C8000 Series, the industry’s first 4U shared infrastructure solution to allow the mixing and matching of compute, GPU/coprocessors and storage sleds in one chassis. Ideally suited for workloads that require high performance per watt and flexibility … Continue reading

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HDDs on helium

HGST, formerly Hitachi Global Technologies, has announced plans to release a helium filled hard disk drive (HDD) in 2013. Hard drives traditionally run on air, but HGST claims that using helium, which is seven times less dense than air, will … Continue reading

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