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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Servers’

IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo

Lenovo is one of the biggest players in the computer hardware industry. Its line of PCs and tablets have proven to be popular thanks to their affordability and excellent build quality. Now the company wants to get into the server business. IBM announced this morning that Lenovo plans to acquire its server business for $2.3 billion. The transaction will include …

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Restaurant Tip Ban: Sushi Servers Go On Salary

One New York City restaurant has chosen to forgo the tip route in favor of giving the customer a better dining experience, and many are pretty happy about it. Sushi Yasuda co-founder Scott Rosenberg says it was a decision that had a lot of thought put into it, and in the end he feels it was a good one. “The …

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Amazon Redshift Now Available To All Customers

In November, Amazon Web Services announced Redshift, a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud.” At the time, it was only available to a limited few customers as a preview service. Now it’s finally becoming available to all customers. Amazon announced today that any AWS customer can now launch a Redshift cluster from within the AWS …

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Intel Introduces Low-Power Server-Class Atom Processor

The Intel Atom processor is the company’s ticket into the lucrative tablet and smartphone market. It’s slowly working its way into more mobile devices, but Intel will now offer its low-power processing solution to servers as well. Intel announced today that its Atom S1200 is the world’s first 6-watt server-class processor. It’s a system on-chip processor that features lower-power levels, …

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Google Opens Up Its Data Centers for the First Time [PHOTOS]

If you ever wanted to look inside the guts of Google, its data centers, to see “where the internet lives,” here’s your chance. For the first time, Google is giving us a look inside their data hubs with some pretty cool photography and one street view tour. Google has just unveiled the new “Where the Internet Lives” gallery, which features …

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Matt Cutts On The Hardware & Software That Power Googlebot

Google uploaded a new Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts, which addresses a question about the hardware/server-side software that powers a typical Googlebot server. “So one of the secrets of Google is that rather than employing these mainframe machines, this heavy iron, big iron kind of stuff, if you were to go into a Google data center and look at …

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AOL Cuts Costs by Unplugging Servers

AOL has been in competition to save energy and introduce more efficient IT solutions. Uptime Institute, the sponsor of the race, has announced that AOL the winner, followed by NBC Universal, in the contest. The point of the competition was to illustrate the high cost of using outdated equipment and employing old fashioned solutions. In their efforts to compete, AOL …

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Minecraft Prerelease 1.2.5 Now Available

We reported at the beginning of the month that Mojang hired on former Bukkit members to help steer the future of Minecraft. They must have been put right to work when they arrived at Mojang because we’re already on the cusp of the release of Minecraft 1.2.5. Jeb took to the Mojang blog today to announce the impending release of …

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Dell Delivers Performance To Enterprise Clients

Yesterday Dell introduced seven new rack and tower servers that are powerful, efficient and innovative. Optimized for collaboration and high-performance computing these are sure to change industry standards for enterprise data management solutions. Brad Anderson, President of Enterprise Solutions Group at Dell comments on the new additions to their lineup: “Dell designed the new PowerEdge servers with input gathered from …

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Minecraft Dev Hires Four Bukkit Team Members

The great thing about community driven games like Minecraft is that the fans who help create the great content that populates the game are sometimes hired on to work with the team. Mojang is the latest to join this trend with the Minecraft team hiring four people from the community. The Mojang blog announced on Tuesday that the team has …

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