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Sun Boosts Performance of UltraSparc-IV+ Chips
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

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Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

At a San Francisco event last week, chip maker Intel, started previewing some of the features of its next-generation "Penryn" processors and the future "Nehalem" processors that will follow them to market. The preview shows that Intel, awakened after a long slumber by the success of rival Advanced Micro Devices in defining the X64 architecture, is learning from its own mistakes and the things that its rival has done right. READ MORE >


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IBM Offers Rebates on System p5 and ISV Software Bundles
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

With its Power6 processors and their related new server designs coming later this year, IBM has to work every angle to make a Unix server sale. And it has to do so in such a way that it can keep revenues high and get its partner channel motivated to help push the gear when customers would probably wait a little while longer if they have a chance. READ MORE >


The X Factor: Virtualization Belongs in the System, Not in the Software
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

While server virtualization has been a hot topic for a number of years now, and industry juggernaut VMware is poised to break $1 billion in sales in 2007 for its various virtualization hypervisors and related products, this is still a nascent market--at least on X64 server platforms. Which means that it is not too late to rethink how hypervisors are being implemented. READ MORE >



 

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AMD Pushes Opteron Clocks to 3 GHz, Boasts of Benchmarks . . . Is the Adoption Rate of Server Virtualization Technology Over Estimated? . . . Financial Services Industry Spent the Most on Servers in 2006, Says Gartner . . . Infor Buys Workbrain for About $200 Million . . . Midrange Shops Ponder Using Outsourcing Services More . . . Complacency Will Get You Killed, McAfee Researcher Says . . .


 

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The Four Hundred
Next Up on the System i5: Native GNU g++ and IBM XL C/C++

WDSc V7.0: Componentization of Advanced Edition Is Not Enough

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Kronos To Be Taken Private Through a $1.8 Billion Buyout

The Linux Beacon
Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs

Cornerstones Laid for the Linux Foundation

Gartner Says It Was "All Over" the Virtualization Effect

Revenue Up, But Profits Take a Hit at Red Hat in Q4

Four Hundred Stuff
CYBRA Finds the 'Edge' for Native i5/OS RFID Software

Lakeview Adds More Autonomics to MIMIX

Thoughts on the Coexistence of Full Test Automation and Manual Testing

Help/Systems Boosts Graphics with Robot/NETWORK V10

Big Iron
IBM Replies To Platform: No More Compatibles

Top Mainframe Stories From Around the Web

Chats, Webinars, Seminars, Shows, and Other Happenings

Four Hundred Guru
FTP Means 'First Try Pinging'

Improving Upon WDSC's Table View

Admin Alert: Graphically Moving i5/OS Objects with OpsNav

System i PTF Guide
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The Windows Observer
Microsoft Loosens the Licensing Screws for Vista Virtualization

Microsoft Patches Animated Cursor Flaw in Windows

XenSource Extends and Improves Windows Support with 3.2 Release

Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs

Four Hundred Monitor
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sun Boosts Performance of UltraSparc-IV+ Chips

Intel Shows Off Future Penryn and Nehalem Chip Designs

IBM Offers Rebates on System p5 and ISV Software Bundles

The X Factor: Virtualization Belongs in the System, Not in the Software

But Wait, There's More:


AMD Pushes Opteron Clocks to 3 GHz, Boasts of Benchmarks . . . Is the Adoption Rate of Server Virtualization Technology Over Estimated? . . . Financial Services Industry Spent the Most on Servers in 2006, Says Gartner . . . Infor Buys Workbrain for About $200 Million . . . Midrange Shops Ponder Using Outsourcing Services More . . . Complacency Will Get You Killed, McAfee Researcher Says . . .


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