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Nvidia's Volta-based DGX-1 supercomputer puts 400 servers in a box

The Nvidia supercomputer will ship for $149,000 in the third quarter

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Hack the server room! No tech required

Secret codes and heavy locks on the server room door are no contest when the contractors simply don't do their job

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These new super fast Intel SSDs provide a bridge to Optane

Intel's SSDs for data centers are among the company's fastest

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Old Windows Server machines can still fend off hacks. Here's how

Many businesses still use Windows Server 2003, even as Microsoft no longer supports the OS

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Facebook's Caffe2 AI tools come to iPhone, Android, and Raspberry Pi

New intelligence can be added to mobile devices like the iPhone, Android devices, and low-power computers like Raspberry Pi with Facebook's new open-source Caffe2 deep-learning framework.

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Microsoft's cool quantum computing plan embraces cryogenic memory

Microsoft and Rambus say standard DRAM won't cut it for the superfast quantum computers of the future

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Leaked NSA exploits plant a bull's-eye on Windows Server

A hacking group leaked spying tools that can target older versions of Windows

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It's time to dump Moore's Law to advance computing, researcher says

An end to Moore's Law will prompt chipmakers to think outside the box and pave the future of computing, suggests prominent computer scientist

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Nginx creates certified third-party module program

Third-party providers can add capabilities like security and device detection, and Nginx will certify that the modules work on the Nginx Plus server

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IBM adds cutting-edge GPUs to Bluemix on bare metal

The latest generation of Nvidia GPUs for machine learning and number crunching will be offered via IBM Bluemix, but only on bare metal and not more malleable VM types

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What is serverless computing?

In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products.

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The goal of a new machine

At Cebit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is showing how it intends to reshape computing with The Machine

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Nginx JavaScript is ready for prime time

The Nginx Plus R12 server can be programmed using NginScript, a JavaScript-based tool

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Facebook, Microsoft target faster services with new AI server designs

Facebook's Big Basin and Microsoft's reworked Project Olympus have more space for GPUs to accelerate machine learning

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Like in PCs, Microsoft and ARM look to topple Intel in servers

Intel's TV marketing campaign says the company is driving 98 percent of the cloud. That statistic will come under attack with some chip and OS announcements on Wednesday.

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Microsoft's Windows Server OS runs on ARM, with help from Qualcomm

The companies will show Microsoft's Windows Server running on a server with a Qualcomm Centriq 2400 chip

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AMD hopes to break Intel server dominance with new 32-core Naples chip

The company could use a pricing advantage to take server chip market share from the dominant Intel

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Azure Stack preview reveals Microsoft's hybrid cloud vision

Azure Stack has many of the same features in Azure, but Microsoft's plan to create a winning hybrid cloud is as hardware-centric as it is software-powered

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