ASICs are a complicated technology that are very different than CPUs. They are also the foundation of many tech devices we use each day. But sometimes figuring them out is as simple as solving a Rubik’s Cube.
An interactive timeline of AMD’s last decade. With the hype around their new Ryzen architecture building, here’s a look of what they’ve been up to since they last held the CPU performance crown. AMD has always had ambitious technical solutions to CPU architecture, even if practical performance lagged.
As a jaded AMD fanboy, I’m not only getting on the hype train, I’m the conductor taking tickets from everyone else. I will shovel hype coal into the hype train, and send it hurtling down the hype tracks with all available speed. For once in the last seven years or so, it looks like AMD is going to be able to toe-to-toe with the best chips Intel has to offer, and might even come out on top.
There is one thing that keeps coming up lately in our office. We install a lot of systems virtually, and have over 8000 virtual servers installed.
Now, as anyone who has installed SAP will probably tell you, our software can do a lot of things, but one of the things it swallows up is RAM. […]
I've been asked to take a look into the Hot-Add Memory and CPU features which are available with vSphere 4. The concept seems pretty useful and straight forward, but what isn't is the list of Operating Systems that support these features. There doesn't seem to be a definitive list. Either that, or I should have […]