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AMD withdraws from high-density server business

The company is ditching a business it formed by acquiring SeaMicro three years ago


Moore's Law at 50: The past and future

Moore's Law, which has provided a guideline to maker cheaper, smaller and faster computers, endures even after 50 years

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Nginx's new version goes beyond Web serving

Nginx Plus Release 6 adds high availability and expanded load balancing to appeal to a wider audience

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Facebook nets billions in savings from Open Compute Project

Facebook reaps benefits and dollars in optimizations to data center, software, and network

HP embraces open hardware designs with Cloudline servers

HP adopts specifications from Open Compute Projects for its new line of low-cost cloud servers

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HP creates new server line for cloud computing

HP is joining with Foxconn to create the Cloudline cloud-optimized servers

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

Big Blue is trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services and challenge Intel in hyperscale data centers

HP Moonshot System

Review: HP's Moonshot is flexible, manageable, amazing

HP's cartridge-based, hyperscale computing system brings significant server power and high efficiency to a variety of workloads

Lenovo building its first prototype ARM server

Lenovo's ARM-based NextScale is an effort to build more power-efficient systems for data centers

Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, Ellison admits

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HP slips, IBM stumbles, white boxes rise in server market

HP still commands the server market, but IBM is dropping fast, and ODMs may soon rule the roost

For Windows Server 2003, the end is closer than you'd think

Microsoft will cease supporting Windows Server 2003 next July, giving businesses a chance to modernize their IT architecture

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How to crash the data center with one word

A single word on a simple button does not mean what an admin thinks it means during what should be a routine weekend job

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Nginx claims more top websites at Apache's and Microsoft's expense

Of the top million Web sites, the speedy new Nginx server is gaining greater marketshare, but Microsoft IIS is making surprising gains of its own, too

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Facebook snubs Apache, Nginx for homegrown Proxygen framework

Facebook open-sources Proxygen, it custom-built HTTP stack written in C++, but those already on Apache or Nginx probably won't swap yet

Dell looks to wow clients with a new type of converged system

The PowerEdge FX has a modular design that can be configured for different workloads

Michael Dell gets his payback, slams 'turmoil' at HP and IBM

Dell's CEO enjoyed a moment of schadenfreude at Dell World

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Nginx has big plans for JavaScript

The company plans to let you use JavaScript as an application language in its eponymous Web server

HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip

The Moonshot ProLiant m710 uses a novel design to reduce energy and space requirements

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