Today: AMD is making its case for GPUs in the data center; buzz surrounds Facebook’s infrastructure-related announcement on Thursday; and how Dow saves big by pushing sustainability across its operations.
AMD will out the ‘Southern Islands’ GPU architecture early – SemiAccurate
Hadoop and MapReduce?! Already a hit in HPC circles, the GPU sets its sights on corporate data centers and the cloud by speeding up databases.
Facebook Data Center: If if won’t run ARM, what will it run? – The Register
We’ll find out for sure tomorrow…
Dow’s amazing $7 billion profit on green – Fortune
Since 1994, energy-saving initiatives have helped the company save billions of dollars.
Intel Pushes Savings With New 10-core Server Chips – PC World
Inactive cores take a nap when there’s nothing to do.
STEC readies longer-lasting SSDs – Computerworld
SmartEnergyLab: Testing smart energy systems – e! Science News
Cree, Osram Sign Agreement to Speed Adoption of LED Lighting – Sustainable Business
Thirteen Years of Greening from SeaWiFS – NASA
The little satellite that could put things in perspective. RIP