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EXT4 and Btrfs Regressions In Linux 2.6.36

Recently when benchmarking the Btrfs and EXT4 file-systems we were left surprised that the performance of the next-generation Btrfs file-system had regressed against EXT4 to the point where the evolutionary file-system is measurably faster in a greater number of disk benchmarks. In fact, even with solid-state drives and Btrfs offering...

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GPU vs. CPU is a Win-Win

Peter Varhol has a nice piece on GPU vs. CPU computing in Desktop Engineering this week. Not surprisingly, he concludes that you need both when time is on the line: An ideal configuration is one with one or more CPUs and a set of GPUs that use CUDA or similar parallel computation architecture. All...

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IBM ships 5.2GHz chip, its fastest yet

A chip in IBM's new zEnterprise System clocks in at 5.2GHz. The fastest IBM microprocessor to date is targeted at mainframes. It packs in four cores, plus a respectable helping of DRAM.

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Advances Offer Path to Shrink Computer Chips

Researchers say they can overcome a barrier to the continued rapid miniaturization of computer memory.

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The Bidding War For 3PAR Continues; HP Offers $2 Billion In Cash

Here we go again-again. HP just offered $2 billion, or $30 per share in cash for data storage company 3PAR. This morning, Dell announced that 3PAR had accepted its increased offer to acquire the storage leader for $27 per share in cash, or approximately $1.8 billion. Dell had previously signed an agreement to acquire 3PAR for $18 per share or...

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