This week at Cisco Live, Cisco unveiled their first blade server built with an AMD processor. Here is a first look at it. Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything new. This is partly because blade server news has practically diminished; or I’m just getting really bad at finding “blog-worthy” content. Either way, in this post, I thought it would be helpful to take to post a comparison of CPUs by blade server vendor. Continue reading
Today Intel officially announced the 4th Generation Xeon CPU, formerly known as “Sapphire Rapids.” Here’s the list of all 47 CPU bins. Continue reading
If you haven’t heard, Intel’s coming out with a new CPU architecture this year and it is a bit different than what you are used to. If you haven’t started re-architecting your plans for future blade servers, now is the time to begin. Continue reading
Intel has added new CPUs to the Cascade Lake family and here are a few things you should know about these new Refresh CPUs before buying your next blade server.
A few weeks ago, Intel launched their 2nd generation of Intel Xeon SP (formerly known as “Cascade Lake”.) There are some very important reasons you need to purchase your next blade servers with this CPU. Continue reading
Intel officially launched the E5-2600 v4 CPU (code name “Broadwell”) today for servers which adds extra cores and faster memory. Today’s release by Intel is not a major architectural CPU change, but instead an enhancement to their existing CPU offering. This means you probably won’t see any “new” servers released, but you will have new CPUs to choose from in the future. Before I go into the details of the E5-2600 v4, I want to take a second and help you understand Intel’s CPU strategy. Continue reading
Today at Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel officially announced the next version of the Xeon Family – the E5 2600 v2, aka “Ivy Bridge”.