Server & storage

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
16 May 2021
What is an embedded system?
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Hardware

What is an embedded system?

We explain the key characteristics of an embedded system, their benefits and challenges
16 Apr 2021
Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Dell, Nvidia win supercomputing contract with top UK universities

Durham and Cambridge universities are building high-performance facilities for cutting-edge scientific research
15 Apr 2021
Supermicro A+ Server 1114S-WN10RT review: EPYC power, but poorly presented
Supermicro A+ Server 1114S-WN10RT
Server & storage

Supermicro A+ Server 1114S-WN10RT review: EPYC power, but poorly presented

Server Factory delivers a powerful Supermicro AMD EPYC server but slips up on support
14 Apr 2021
What is server redundancy?
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Server & storage

What is server redundancy?

When uptime is all-important, you need redundant servers on hand when trouble strikes
14 Apr 2021
NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server
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servers

NSA uncovers new "critical" flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server

Federal government orders all agencies to install fixes as the FBI scrambles to remove backdoors
14 Apr 2021
Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU
Nvidia Grace, the company's first data centre CPU
data centres

Nvidia takes aim at Intel with first data centre CPU

The company claims the Arm-based processor will deliver 10x the performance of today's fastest server chips
13 Apr 2021
US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities
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Policy & legislation

US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities

Blacklisted organization hosts world's fourth most powerful supercomputer
9 Apr 2021
Five benefits of cloud document storage for remote working
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cloud storage

Five benefits of cloud document storage for remote working

How the cloud has kept us connected to vital information in the face of lockdown
9 Apr 2021
Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer

Voyager will also feature Habana’s octa-core Goya inference processor
8 Apr 2021
How to find RAM speed, size and type
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Laptops

How to find RAM speed, size and type

If you want to upgrade your PC's memory, you need to know what you already have
8 Apr 2021
What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
8 Apr 2021
Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages
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data centres

Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages

The tech giant is said to be the first cloud provider running two-phase immersion cooling in a production environment
7 Apr 2021
Intel launches 3rd-gen Xeon Scalable processors
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IT infrastructure

Intel launches 3rd-gen Xeon Scalable processors

The company claims new 10nm SKUs deliver 62% more performance on a range of 5G and network workloads
6 Apr 2021
UK could be locked out of EU quantum research
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Policy & legislation

UK could be locked out of EU quantum research

European Commission to discuss proposals to protect the Union's intellectual property on Good Friday
31 Mar 2021
Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade

Arm v9 promises improved security, better AI performance, and double-digit CPU performance increases
31 Mar 2021
Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition review: One heck of a box
Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition
network attached storage (NAS)

Qnap TVS-h1288X QuTS hero Edition review: One heck of a box

It’s pricey, but this desktop NAS is rich in features and promises enterprise-class data protection
29 Mar 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
26 Mar 2021
What is cache memory?
Processor
data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
26 Mar 2021
Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G
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system on chip (SoC)

Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G

The chip is scheduled to arrive in Q2 2021
26 Mar 2021
Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing
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components

Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing

The advanced memory comprises eight layers of 16GB units built using the HKMG fabrication process
25 Mar 2021
What is racetrack memory?
Innovation
Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
24 Mar 2021
Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production
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system on chip (SoC)

Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production

Uri Frank has been appointed VP of Engineering for the tech giant’s server chip design division
23 Mar 2021