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Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

The new chip could become a rival for Intel's Xeon and make Oracle's servers more competitive with those from HP and IBM

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More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

Internal storage sales benefited from healthy server sales as worldwide enterprise storage shipments grew more than 41 percent year-over-year

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Automating OS X Server with the serverctl command

Apple has been building new options like serverctl to automate server setups again

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1 in 3 data center servers is a zombie

Fully 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, meaning they use energy but deliver no useful information

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Review: Dell’s slim FC830 server packs a heavyweight punch

The latest Dell FX2 server module stuffs a massive amount of computing power into a 1U space

Prototype of HP's futuristic 'Machine' coming next year

The single-rack prototype will have 2,500 CPU cores and 320TB of main memory -- more than 20 times the amount of any server on the market today

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Migrate from Windows Server 2003 before it's too late

Windows Server 2012 R2 is the right choice for most IT organizations to keep their data center operating optimally and securely

Hewlett-Packard BL460 Gen9 server

Review: HP’s latest blade delivers big punch in small package

ProLiant BL-460 Gen 9 blades are tuned for virtual workloads.

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First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet

Under the familiar skin, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 offers something very different

IBM's flexible Power servers can take on cloud, databases

IBM's new Power E850 can also pack in the horsepower to run databases, analytics

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Nginx open source server gets TCP load-balancing

The technology, which had been featured only in the company’s commercial product, improves failover and apps scaling

Intel's 18-core Xeon chips tuned for machine learning, analytics

The new Xeon E7 v3server chips are based on the Haswell microarchitecture

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Nginx anchors API management for microservices

Kong open source management layer uses Nginx to ease the pain of creating common management functions for microservices APIs

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Locked out of the server room -- and the key quest begins

The server room door won't open, and the team scrambles to find a way in

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

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