Super Talent Technology has started shipping their new 8GB Registered-ECC DDR3 DRAM modules to support low-voltage Intel Westmere platforms.
ASUS has released the new KCMA-D8 and KCMR-D12 server boards, based on AMD Socket C32, for 4 / 6-Core AMD Opteron™ 4100 series processors. These server boards feature the AMD SR5670 / SP5100 chipset, dual-channel DDR3 memory, high quality components and high power efficiency.
OCZ Technology has announced the opening of a new solid state drive (SSD) manufacturing plant in Taipei and is slated to begin operation on Monday, October 25. The new facility features best of class manufacturing, as well as test and burn-in technology required by the company’s growing OEM client base.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced the industry’s fastest and most power-efficient 10,000 rpm 6Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) enterprise hard drive, the Hitachi Ultrastar™ C10K600, which will be available in 300GB, 450GB and 600GB capacities. The new Ultrastar sports a 64MB cache and offers an average seek time of just 3.7 milliseconds.
Samsung has started mass producing 100GB and 200GB enterprise-class solid state drives that use 40nm SLC NAND flash chips. Performance wise, these new SSDs can reach nearly 50,000 IOPS and boast 260MB/sec transfer rates.
Fujitsu announced today that it began shipping the computing units for Japan’s Next-Generation Supercomputer, nicknamed the “K” computer. The supercomputer is a central part of the High-Performance Computing Infrastructure initiative led by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and is being jointly developed with RIKEN, an independent research institution funded by the
ASUS has released the RS704DA-E6/PS4 duo-node and RS500A-E6/PS4 servers, based on the dual-socket AMD G34 platform, with the RS704DA-E6/PS4 supporting dual node high volume computing. Equipped with large memories, 80+ power supplies and virtualization applications, these servers provide optimal performance and reliability.
We’ve seen news on Micron’s latest SSD, so don’t forget to see what Micron’s Vice President of memory system development, Dean Klein has to say about it!
Micron Technology, Inc., leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, has announced the RealSSD P300 SSD, targeting enterprise applications. Available in in 50GB, 100GB and 200GB capacities, the 2.5″ SSD features a SATA III interface, ONFI 2.1 34nm SLC NAND flash memory, and delivers exceptional read and write speeds of up to 360MB/s (read) and 275MB/s
Eurocom, which specializes in desktop replacements, has cracked the 3TB storage barrier on a single laptop by cramming up to four laptop hard drives in its mobile server and mobile workstation lines. High capacity laptop drives typically require three platters, resulting in a thicker drive. However, not only has Seagate managed to pack 750GB in two
Thecus has announced the C10GT 10Gb Ethernet PCI-e adapter, which features blazing transfer speeds and a dual cable interface. “Next-generation 10Gb Ethernet is going to be the new standard for enterprises of the future,” said Florence Shih, Thecus(r) Technology General Manager. “With our new C10GT, businesses can fully leverage the speed and convenience of this
California-based Super Talent, has unveiled the DuraDrive ET2 and ZT2 SSDs, targeting enterprises and industrial sectors.
Super Talent Technology has announced a new line of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Solid State Disks, the ShuttleCraft Series SAS SSD. Two models will be available; one using SLC flash, and the other using MLC flash.
Yes, Western Digital has now entered the traditional enterprise drive market with its first SAS hard disk drive, the S25. It spins at 10,000 RPM, has a 2.5″ form factor, and has SAS interfaces of 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s. Sequential transfer rate is clocked at 128MB/sec. And the drives have a 1.6 million MTBF estimate to go with
Microsoft’s new Data Center in Chicago Cnet has an article on Microsoft’s new data center in Chicago. For those who are curious to know what goes on in a data center and how it looks like inside can check out the article here. Read more…
NUDT’s Milky Way One China’s National University of Defense Technology has announced the “Milky Way One” supercomputer, the world’s 2nd petaflop supercomputer. Weighing a whopping 155 tons, Milky Way One consists of 103 refrigerator-like cabinets lined up over 1,000 square meters. Read more…
Following official unveiling of Nvidia’s next-gen Fermi architecture, Nvidia have notched up a big win in the HPC industry already. Oak Ridge Natural Laboratory (ORNL) will build a supercomputer using Nvidia’s Fermi products, intended to be 10 times more powerful than today’s fastest supercomputer. This is a massive magnitude to overtake what is today world’s
The U.S. meteorological department has recently upgraded their National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) system, used for weather forecasting, with the purchase of 2 supercomputers from IBM. The 2 supercomputers are capable of 70 TFLOPS (trillion calculations per second), making it the 50th most powerful computer in the world. With 5000 IBM Power6 processors in
Recently, Apple announced their Mac Pro with the yet-to-be announced Intel Xeon “Nehalem” processors. Basically, Mac Pro is powered by two Nehalem Xeon processors clocked at 2.93GHz where each processor has 4 cores and 8 threads capable with HT. Not to be outdone, Supermicro too has a SuperServer 1026JTT-IBX 1U server that supports four Nehalem Xeon processors onboard. Certainly,
AMD provided a live demonstration of their 6-core Opteron processor code-named “Istanbul.” It is basically a 6-core version of 45nm “Shanghai” Opteron and is pin compatible with the current Socket F boards. AMD seems to be right on track for launch in H2 2009. As Tech Report has reported, AMD has provided a few demonstrations on Istanbul silicon