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Intel is going to release new Meteor Lake 14 CPUs with a bunch of new features introduced. In particular, each component will have a separate chip, for the first time in the history of the CPU. It also features 4nm Intel process technology and a special co-processor based on AI.
Intel announced the release of a next-gen Xeon server CPU under the codename Sierra Forest, with 288 cores. It is set to become a CPU with the highest core number in the industry after its release planned for the first half of 2024. Sierra Forest belongs to the fifth-generation Xeon CPUs, that are specialized for use in hyperscalers and cloud computing to reach high levels of performance in data centers.
AMD announced the release of new Zen 4c-based AMD EPYC 8004 processors under the codename “Siena”. The CPUs are tailored for use in data centers with a special focus on energy efficiency and total cost optimization.
After a decade of operation, Google quits the Google Domains service. The service and all domains that belong to it are gradually being transferred to Squarespace.
Some time ago it seemed that OpenStack, which used to be extensively involved in a variety of scenarios, was gradually losing its relevance and will be discontinued sooner or later. However, the situation didn’t end up as expected, and OpenStack is right now experiencing a kind of new birth thanks to cloud computing.
AMD published the source code of the AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) technology which is responsible for confidential computing virtual machines.
Google continues actively removing URLs reported as violating the copyright from their search index, having already processed more than 7 billion reports.
Two months after the release of the previous Linux kernel, we again have a new release – 6.5. Though two months doesn’t look like a great deal, there are a great number of changes added to the new version. 1467 fixes from about 2000 developers, 78 MB of size, with 1294205 lines of code added and 930515 lines removed. Most modifications affect the driver, lots affect the architecture code, followed by network stack, file systems, and internal kernel subsystems.
In spite of the already approved acquisition of VMware by Broadcom, which is going to be finalized by the 30th of October this year, VMware conducted its Explore conference in Las Vegas, introducing a bunch of new products.
Monitoring Linux log files is essential for server administrators to efficiently manage their systems. These log files encompass messages and records pertaining to the server, including the programs and services utilized by it. Linux keeps all these log files in one place called the /var/log directory.