SeaMicro drops 64-bit Atom bomb server • The Register

The base configuration of the original SM10000 came with 512 cores, 1 TB of memory, and a few disks; it was available at the end of July last year and cost $139,000. The new SM10000-64 uses the N570 processors, for a total of 256 chips but 512 cores, the same 1 TB of memory, eight… Continue reading SeaMicro drops 64-bit Atom bomb server • The Register

Chip upstart Tilera in the news

What would you do if you had a cloud computing environment sitting in a 2 Unit rack sized box? Well we’ll never know unless YOU TRY IT! Tilera is signing up all kinds of manufacturers to try out test samples of it’s unique cpu in products that range from Quanta’s S2Q to security gateways for networks. There’s a lot of applications potentially, but so far not nearly enough shipping product. So what’s going on anyways?

Big Web Operations Turn to Tiny Chips – NYTimes.com

Stephen O’Grady, a founder at the technology analyst company RedMonk, said the technology industry often has swung back and forth between more standard computing systems and specialized gear. via Big Web Operations Turn to Tiny Chips – NYTimes.com. A little tip of the hat to Andrew Feldman, CEO of SeaMicro the startup company that announced… Continue reading Big Web Operations Turn to Tiny Chips – NYTimes.com