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Technical Details on the IBM HX5 Blade Server (UPDATED)

(Updated 4/22/2010 at 2:44 p.m.) IBM officially announced the HX5 on Tuesday, so I’m going to take the liberty to dig a little deeper in providing details on the blade server. I previously provided a high-level overview of the blade server on this post, so now I want to get a little more technical, courtesy

Dell M910 Blade Server – Based on the Nehalem EX

Dell appears to be first to the market today with complete details on their Nehalem EX blade server, the PowerEdge M910. Based on the Nehalem EX technology (aka Intel Xeon 7500 Chipset), the server offers quite a lot of horsepower in a small, full-height blade server footprint. Some details about the server: uses Intel Xeon

Details on Intel’s Nehalem EX (Xeon 7500 and Xeon 6500)

Intel is scheduled to “officially” announce today the details of their Nehalem EX CPU platform, although the details have been out for quite a while, however I wanted to highlight some key points. Intel Xeon 7500 Chipset This chipset will be the flagship replacement for the existing Xeon 7400 architecture.  Enhancements include: •Nehalem uarchitecture •8-cores

HP Blades Helping Make Happy Feet 2 and Mad Max 4

Chalk yet another win up for HP.  It was reported last week on that Digital production house Dr. D. Studios is in the early stages of building a supercomputer grid cluster for the rendering of the animated feature film Happy Feet 2 and visual effects in Fury Road the long-anticipated fourth film in the Mad

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