Monthly Archives: August 2014

Oracle launched SPARC M7 – 32 cores and 10 bilion transistors

Oracle announced its Next Generation Processor at the HotChips HC26 conference. The M7 has 32 cores (up from 16-cores in T5 and 12-cores in M6) and is produced with 20 nm technology. It is built using the foundation of the … Continue reading

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IBM SyNAPSE: a chip simulating brain functions

IBM unveiled yesterday the first neurosynaptic computer chip to achieve an unprecedented scale of one million programmable neurons, 256 million programmable synapses and 46 billion synaptic operations per second per watt. At 5.4 billion transistors, this fully functional and production-scale … Continue reading

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