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Lenovo's ThinkServer RD630 rack server

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MySQL zero-day exploit puts some servers at risk of hacking

A publicly disclosed vulnerability in the MySQL database could allow attackers to completely compromise some servers

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Thousands of Seagate NAS boxes host cryptocurrency mining malware

If configured for remote access, the devices expose a writable FTP directory to the Internet that attackers can abuse

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IBM's new Power8 server packs in Nvidia's speedy NVLink interconnect

Nvidia's NVLink interface in IBM's new server gives a five-fold speed boost to communications between CPUs and GPUs

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Adobe patches critical vulnerability in ColdFusion application server

The flaw can be exploited to expose sensitive information

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Microsoft's new Catapult v2 server design is targeted at AI

For years, Microsoft has been delivering speedy and accurate Bing results with experimental servers called Project Catapult, which have now received an architectural upgrade.

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Open source 25-core chip can be stringed into a 200,000-core computer

Researchers at Princeton University have built a 25-core chip that can scaled easily to create a 200,000-core computer

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Nginx web server upgrade focuses on web security, JavaScript configuration

Nginx Plus Release 10 adds a web app firewall, IP transparency, and support for the nginScript configuration and control language

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IBM's blazing Power9 chip is coming, and here's what you need to know

Big Blue offers details about its upcoming Power chip at the Hot Chips conference

Fujitsu's Post K supercomputer with have PrimeHPC FX10 servers

ARM has a new weapon in race to build world's fastest computers

ARM's new supercomputer chip design with vector extensions will be in Japan's Post-K computer, which will be deployed in 2020

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DRAM will live on as DDR5 memory is slated to reach computers in 2020

The DDR5 DRAM specification will be finalized by the end of this year

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AMD turns back to x86 for server reboot as it downgrades ARM

AMD pulls back on its ARM server efforts as it refocuses its server strategy around x86-based Zen chips

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Lenovo crams 48TB of SSD storage on a board

Lenovo is developing an SSD storage board with a monstrous 48TB capacity, and the company plans to release it by the middle of next year.

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Micron's super-fast 3D Xpoint SSDs will ship through storage partners

Micron says its 3D Xpoint drives -- with a QuantX brand name -- should be available next year

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Cloud service gives access to an ARM server running Linux OS

The Linaro Developer Cloud has gone live, and users can apply to test an ARM-based server with Linux

AMD's Opteron A1100 ARM server chip

AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs. AMD is getting creative with Zen and considering merging the CPU with a high-performance GPU to create a mega-chip for...

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HPE's Itanium server refresh should come in mid-2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to refresh its Itanium server range around the middle of next year, employing Intel's long-promised "Kittson" successor to the current Itanium 9500 series ("Poulson") chips.

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Intel profit slides on costs related to layoffs

Intel's profit dropped sharply last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, though sales were up thanks to the company's powerful data center group.

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Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle also launched the MiniCluster, an 'engineered system' for the rest of us

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