Documentary on Intel Xeon processor ‘Nehalem Effect’ is nonsense
I rarely write about topics with such vigour, but this latest video from a so-called documentary team is absolute and utter rubbish. There is no evidence whatsoever that the Intel Xeon 5500 processor can create the kind of data centre disruption witnessed in the documentary. In the spirit of openness, here is the video I am referring to:Here is the...
- Intel Proves Xeon 5500 Processors Are “Cash Machines for IT” When Intel launched "Nehalem-EP," more commonly known as the Intel Xeon 5500 Series processors back in March, we pointed out that their energy-efficient performance and other attributes lead to a very quick return on investment - as soon as eight months. Pat Gelsinger and Kirk Skaugen even referred to the new servers as literally becoming "Cash Machines for IT." (more…)
Did you know? 25 Random Things About Intel
If you're on Facebook, you've surely been hit up by at least a friend or two to fill out your list of 25 random things about you. It reminds me of the chain letters I used to get as a kid where you get the letter from a friend, rewrite it and then send to 5 of your friends. And...
- Nehalem, Wozniak, Livecasting and more… on IDF Connected Interested in the latest news, analysis and commentary about the Intel Developer Forum? Eager to voice your opinions and participate in the action? Then be sure to check out IDF Connected, the latest in our family of blogs, dedicated exclusively to coverage of the Intel Developer Forum. (more…)
SSG Software & Solutions Group –> Day 1 and Things Are Going Well!
So here we are nearing the end ... of day 1. Busy doesn't describe how active the software area was in the Century Hall. Ok, one of the most popular entries was the real-time gaming but the rest of the pavillion was incredibly busy as well.SSG is also hosting 3 hands-on labs today focused on Virtualization (overview and hands-on) AND...
- People Connect at IDF At IDF last week, top business, tech and international press, technology analysts, Intel execs and social media influencers got together to share stories, swap business cards, spew their favorite soundbites and laugh together.This narrated photo slide show is about the people who love and push ahead technologies. (more…)
- Can 3-D Worlds Revolutionize Business Meetings & Even Surgery? There's nothing like being there, except for maybe virtually being there.During Intel CTO Justin Rattner's IDF keynote, we got to see live 3-D demonstrations showing how businesses and doctors are turning to virtual worlds. (more…)
Virtual Worlds Spread, Opening Real World Possibilities
In this photo slideshow Podcast, hear and see highlights from Intel CTO Justin Rattner's keynote that wrapped up the Intel Developer Forum on Thursday.It was visually spectacular. Justin's overall message? The underlying technologies driving the spread of virtual world experiences like Second life are improving. Ever richer, on-demand 3-D Internet experiences will continue to improve and become more relevant to...