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· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · April
· · · · 14 (1 entry)

Pumping Iron · I work at Sun be­cause I like com­put­er­s, so when­ev­er we an­nounce some, that’s a big day for me. Today’s iron is built around Ne­halem. There are a cou­ple of blades, a bunch of rack-mounts, plus 10GE and In­fini­band switch­es (I have seen more than one in­ter­nal Ethernet-vs-Infiniband fist­fight; juicy stuff for geek­s. My per­son­al bet is on Eth­er­net). There will be tons of press re­leas­es and so on start­ing at the Sun home­page linked above, but for the re­al poop you need blog­ger­s; the peo­ple who built these box­es and ran the bench­mark­s. Tushar Katar­ki has ag­gre­gat­ed them in Sun rise over Ne­halem. Let’s cut Tushar some slack on the cheer­lead­ing, he’s been work­ing on these for a while and has earned the right to a lit­tle rah-rah; and he links to re­al blog­ger­s ...
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