Oracle said Virtual Iron’s dynamic resource and capacity management technology complements the core features of Oracle VM by providing tools for capacity management, power management and easy virtualization integration with open and scriptable APIs.
Toshiba Dynabook SS-RX2 Gets 512GB SSD – Ubergizmo
Toshiba has taken the initiative yet again with the new Dynabook SS-RX2 which comes equipped with a 512GB SSD, the first in the market to do so. This 12.1″ notebook also boasts a whopping 12-hour battery life, housed in a svelte body that would make any supermodel proud.
Choosing the best x86 server for your data center – SearchDataCenter.com
Power usage and cooling innovations abound in the designs of IBM, HP, Dell and Sun x86 servers. All of these vendors use advanced power supplies that do a better job of converting power from AC to DC than many second-tier x86 systems makers. All of these vendors also release the latest, greatest power-saving CPUs in their systems designs within months of each other. And all of these leading vendors have introduced low-power memory. Some have also introduced 2.5-inch hard disks that use 40% less energy than 3.5 inch drives, while others are in the process of introducing low-power/low-heat flash disk.
Researchers found that using one of the Linux-powered SiCortex systems met their needs to build aircraft that will not only fly better, but also fly smarter. The open source system is scalable, so despite the high performance computers, a data center was not needed.
According to the report, electricity consumption has increased 3.4 percent per year since 1990 across the entire world. Electronics such as PCs, TVs and DVD players, and MP3 players are using more electricity while refrigerators and dishwashers power usage has declined – however, consumer electronics offset all of the savings that took years to implement.