Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) – next generation memory architecture

The new CPU generations have increased the number of cores with each iteration. Each core requires fast access to the main memory ans the bandwidith required by a CPU is also increasing. The solution is stacking layers of DRAM chips … Continue reading

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Wyse Cloud Connect – VDI access on the go

First seen at CES in January and named Project Ophelia, the new device has resurfaced as Wyse Cloud Connect in an FCC filing. The Android device plugs into a HDMI port and also draws power from that connector. Other features include: … Continue reading

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Top 500 list – November 2013

World’s No. 1 supercomputer is still Tianhe-2, developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, with a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark Titan, a Cray XK7 system installed at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National … Continue reading

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Managed desktops in the AWS Cloud with Amazaon Workspaces

Amazon announced yesterday, during it’s re:Invent 2013 conference the availability of Amazaon Workspaces, a service ment to deliver virtual desktops to users. The pricing starts at $35 a month and includes PC a system running Windows 7, Adobe Flash, Internet … Continue reading

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HGST ships 6TB helium-filled drive

HGST, a Western Digital company, announced today that it is shipping the 6TB Ultrastar He6 hard disk drive. Key OEM, cloud and research leaders working closely with HGST to qualify the drive include HP, Netflix, Huawei Unified Storage, CERN, Green … Continue reading

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