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Re: 32 bitters coming too
wilber_xbox   10/31/2013 11:27:51 AM
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Enterprise server market is going through interesting phase. Servers market fragmentation is getting blurred. No more companies are looking for expensive and unflexible servers but cloud based services due to improved security and connectivity. If server farms are to be maintained by large companies then server chips need to be energy efficient.

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Re: Processors specialized...
rick merritt   10/31/2013 10:06:00 AM
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There's still a lot of working tuning all the elements, but Dell did show a running Applied system on Fedora with a 16G SAS storage subsystem--a real server demo.

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Re: Processors specialized...
KB3001   10/31/2013 9:26:34 AM
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Not just the processors but also storage and interconnect architectures.

rick merritt
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Re: 32 bitters coming too
rick merritt   10/31/2013 12:29:26 AM
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@Gondalf: Agreed. The only microservers HP is shipping now are x86 based (Avoton) and they remain a minoroity of the biz so far.

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Re: 32 bitters coming too
Gondalf   10/30/2013 5:38:09 PM
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Hp it is not moving to ARM, Hp is doing only a full range strategy. It will be the customer that will decide what to buy. The cloud market is interesting, not the more lucrative around for a manufacturer but interesting. Obviously the main HP goal is to sell expensive and powerful Xeon based servers, all this effort on cloud and microservers is to stay in a game that will account 10/15% of the next years server market.

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Processors specialized...
chanj0   10/30/2013 11:27:11 AM
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"We will see processors specialized to the activities we want to do."

This seems, to me, going away from the general purposes processing unit. I wonder what kind of specialization Fink is talking about.

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Re: 32 bitters coming too
LarryM99   10/29/2013 7:50:39 PM
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This is one nice side effect from the changes in the PC and server landscape. I haven't seen this much innovation out of server, desktop, and laptop architectures in a long time. Not only is HP moving to ARM, but they are also talking about memory architecture changes and other changes that have been sitting on a shelf for a while now. I see it as being caused by a shakeup due to threats to longstanding business models, and I think that it is a good thing in the long run.

rick merritt
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32 bitters coming too
rick merritt   10/29/2013 5:42:55 PM
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Its all labs stuff now but 32- and 64-bit products will ship next year HP says.



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