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IBM Adds POWER9 AIO, Pushes for an Open Memory-Agnostic Interface

IBM adds a third variant of POWER9, the POWER9 Advanced I/O (AIO) processor which incorporates the Open Memory Interface (OMI), a new open memory-agnostic interface.

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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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IBM Open Sources Power ISA, Delays POWER10 to 2021

At the recent OpenPOWER Summit, IBM outlined their new roadmap, open-sourced the Power ISA, and made a number of additional announcements.

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IBM Chooses Samsung 7nm EUV for Next-Gen POWER and Z Microprocessors

IBM partners up with Samsung 7nm EUV process for their next-generation of POWER and Z microprocessors.

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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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ORNL’s 200-petaFLOPS Summit Supercomputer Has Arrived, To Become World’s Fastest

A look at the 200-petaFLOPS Summit supercomputer which was officially unveiled last Friday by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

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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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IEDM 2017: GlobalFoundries 7nm process; Cobalt, EUV

At the 2017 IEDM GlobalFoundries detailed their 7nm Leading Performance (7LP) process, an aggressively scaled version of their 14nm process optimized for next-generation mobile, SoC, and high-performance applications.

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