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Core i7 vs GeForce GTX 280 in parallel processing performance

Intel researchers have published the results of a performance comparison between their latest quad-core Core i7 processor and a two-year-old Nvidia graphics card, and found that the Intel processor can’t match the graphics chip’s parallel processing performance. On average, the … Continue reading

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New Intel massive parallel chip

Intel Labs has created an experimental “Single-chip Cloud Computer,” (SCC) a research microprocessor containing the most Intel Architecture cores ever integrated on a silicon CPU chip – 48 cores. It incorporates technologies intended to scale multi-core processors to 100 cores and beyond, such as an on-chip network, advanced power management technologies and support for “message-passing.” Continue reading

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NextIO vCore C200 GPU Consolidation Appliance

NextIO’s vCore product family offers Nvidia’s GPUs for both compute-intensive and data visualisation needs. With the ability to hold eight double-wide GPUs in 4U of space, the vCore C200 delivers more than eight TeraFLOPS of GPU computing power that can … Continue reading

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Gaming in the cloud

On the 17th of june, the US company OnLive launched the firt cloud-based gaming system. The OnLive gaming cloud is based on the Internet Explorer web brower on the client side and on a special PCI-E adapter that connects to … Continue reading

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Cheapest PetaByte of storage?

Backblaze have dissected their in-house solution for providing cheap “no limit” Internet backup storage solution. Read the blog post on their website and learn how they managed to get 58TB of RAID6 protected storage in a 4U rack box with … Continue reading

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Windows Azure availability and prices

On 14th of July, during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2009, Microsoft officially announced the business and partner model for the Windows Azure platform including service level agreements and support programs. Continue reading

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