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IBM Introduces Next-Gen Z  Mainframe: The z15; Wider Cores, More Cores, More Cache, Still 5.2 GHz

IBM introduces its latest Z mainframe, the z15. Here’s a detailed look at the changes and enhancements that were made including the new system architecture and CPU microarchitecture.

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POWER9 Scales Up To 1.2 TB/s of I/O, Targets NVLink 3, OpenCAPI Memory for 2019

A look at the IBM POWER9 scale-up design recently disclosed at Hot Chips 30 and their plans for a 3rd POWER9 derivative for 2019.

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ISSCC 2018: The IBM z14 Microprocessor And System Control Design

A look at the changes and enhancements that were implemented by IBM in their z14 mainframe microprocessor and system control chips.

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GlobalFoundries 14HP process, a marriage of two technologies

As IBM starts shipping their latest server microprocessors we take a look at the process technology that’s enabling those capabilities. Though largely thought to be the same as the original process IBM detailed back in 2014, following their fab selloff the process has undergone some unique changes making it a distinctly GlobalFoundries process now.

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