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A look at the future of the transistor from the Solid State Devices and Materials Conference (SSDM)

I’m writing this on the plane from Narita airport to Portland as I return from  giving the plenary talk at the Solid State Devices and Materials conference (SSDM), in Sendai Japan.  It is always exciting to visit these device conferences … Read more >

Why would a 32GB SSD cost more than an 80GB SSD?

The landscape of solid-state drives is growing. Many companies, Intel included, have a growing portfolio of drives for sale. Various people much smarter than I have talked about how “Not all SSDs are created equal,” but there’s one fundamental difference … Read more >

Intel Xeon 5500: The IT Manager’s ATM?

You’ve no doubt heard that Intel’s new Xeon 5500 series processors can deliver a return on investment in as little as 8 months when you replace an older, single-core Xeon server. You may even have heard Pat Gelsinger refer to … Read more >