Monthly Archives: January 2015

IBM shows PowerPC microserver for Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope

IBM has revealed more about a PowerPC microserver that will help to analyze data gathered by the square kilometre array (SKA), the colossal radio telescope to be built across South Africa and Australia. Once operational, the SKA is expected to … Continue reading

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IBM z13 mainframe launched

IBM announced on Tuesday a new high end mainframe – the IBM z13 wich delivers the latest mainframe technology. The z13 system culminates a $1 billion investment, five years of development, exploits the innovation of more than 500 new patents … Continue reading

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Amazon launches new compute intesive C4 Instances

Amazon announced the availability of C4 instances type, announced since last November. Interestingly, the new C4 instances are based on a Intel Xeon E5-2666 v3 (code name Haswell) processor custom optimized for EC2, that runs at a base speed of … Continue reading

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