بایگانی دسته: fpga

Researchers demonstrate supercomputing system using NAND flash, not DRAM

IBM BlueGene supercomputer
Supercomputers need tons of RAM — that’s a known fact. But a new team of researchers from MIT has debuted a supercomputing design that gets rid of most RAM in favor of NAND flash — with surprisingly good results.

Intel, eASIC in deal to build custom hardware, server solutions

Silicon wafer
Intel has announced a new deal with ASIC manufacturer eASIC. This new partnership comes in the wake of Chipzilla’s failed attempt to buy FPGA manufacturer Altera — is Intel pivoting its datacenter strategy towards entirely different kinds of chips?