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2008-09-22 03:00:13

Just over a year after launching the world's highest performance embedded processor, Tilera(R) Corporation today announced its TILEPro(TM) family of processors, setting a new benchmark for performance. The TILEPro family includes two new processors: the TILEPro64 delivers 35X better performance-per-watt over the Quad-Core Xeon, and 15X the performance of the DaVinci DM6467 series DSP; while the TILEPro36 carries Tilera's performance, power efficiency, and programmability into mid-range...

2008-09-15 15:00:10

Intel Corporation has extended its lead in the high-end server segment, setting new standards in virtualization performance with the launch of seven 45 nanometer (nm)-manufactured Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 7400 Series products. With up to six processing cores per chip and 16MB of shared cache memory, applications built for virtualized environments and data demanding workloads, such as databases, business intelligence, enterprise resource planning and server consolidation, experience dramatic...

2008-09-08 06:00:10

AMD has announced that its quad-core AMD Opteron processors will exclusively power HP's latest ProLiant server. It said the HP ProLiant BL495c server packs more virtual servers into each blade, extending the useful lifecycle of the data center by saving floor space, power, and cooling. Other features include balanced memory architecture, and I/O and storage innovations. AMD said businesses requiring the flexibility to support more virtual machines per server can choose from a suite of...

2008-08-22 06:00:17

Intel has introduced a purpose-built system on chip for internet-connected consumer electronics products such as optical media players, connected CE devices, advanced cable set-top boxes, and digital TVs. It said Media Processor CE 3100 combines its IA processor core with multi-stream video decoding and processing hardware. It includes a three-channel 800MHz DDR2 memory controller, multi-channel dual audio DSPs, a 3-D graphics engine, and support for multiple peripherals. Eric Kim, senior...

2008-08-19 09:00:19

Tensilica, Inc.: What: Tensilica, Inc. will present a live webcast, "Understanding AMP and SMP MPSOC Architectures for Multimedia and Networking Applications," highlighting the two main forces driving MPSOC (multiple processor system on chip) development. The seminar will provide a framework for understanding the strategies that come into play when trying to meet the diverse needs of such systems with MPSOC architectures and selecting the right MPSOC architectures for specific...

2008-08-19 09:00:19

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), the leader in the design and development of knowledge-based processors and high-speed integrated circuits, today announced it is showcasing its NETL7(TM) knowledge-based processors at the Intel Developer Forum 2008, Booth # 137, from Aug. 19 to Aug. 21, 2008 at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco, Calif. NetLogic Microsystems is demonstrating multiple reference platforms of UTM (unified threat management) security appliances, ranging from...

2008-08-07 03:00:10

World-Record Benchmark Scores Showcase the Premier Solution to Help Businesses Manage Critical Data and Scale More Efficiently AMD Julie Lass, 512-602-9934 (PR) julie.lass@amd.com or Ruth Cotter, 408-749-3887 (IR) ruth.cotter@amd.com Logo: http://www.amd.com AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its support for the Microsoft Corp. Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2008, its next- generation data and analysis platform. SQL Server 2008 running on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM)...

2008-08-06 15:00:13

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its support for the Microsoft Corp. Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2008, its next-generation data and analysis platform. SQL Server 2008 running on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors promises to provide customers with a "best-of-breed" platform for their data-intensive business applications, even during peak workloads. AMD today is also highlighting the record-breaking data management and analysis benchmark tests of the HP ProLiant DL785 G5...

2008-07-16 18:00:19

Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, security and wireless applications, today announced that it is has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets and business of Star Semiconductor Corporation. Star Semiconductor is a Taiwan-based design house in Hsinchu with expertise in building highly integrated ARM-based SOC processors for the broadband, connected home and SOHO market...

2008-07-15 06:00:18

Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu Computer Systems have updated their jointly developed family of Sparc Enterprise Servers with a new quad-core processor. The M4000, M5000, M8000, and M9000 servers are now offered with Fujitsu's Sparc64 VII processor, which doubles the number of cores on each chip compared with the Sparc64 VI, the processor that has been offered with the server line since it launched in April 2007. Allowing scalability from 16 to 256 cores in a single symmetric multi-processor...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.