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HostZealot Summer Sale
Jul 2, 2024
HostZealot Summer Sale

We hope that you are enjoying your summer. While you can finally take some  well-deserved rest, let your hosting make money for you – enjoy a 20% discount on all dedicated servers with monthly and quarterly billing cycles.

Intel Core Ultra 200V series processors' specifications have been announced
Jun 27, 2024
Intel Core Ultra 200V series processors' specifications have been announced

Intel has introduced a series of processors based on their new architectural solutions. The main feature of the series will be an NPU unit that will provide high performance for artificial intelligence tasks.

Etched Startup announced a new high-speed, transformer-specialized chip – Sohu
Jun 26, 2024
Etched Startup announced a new high-speed, transformer-specialized chip – Sohu

An American startup called Etched announced a new Chip that they are going to release under the name Sohu. The chip is strictly specialized for transformer AI-models, which are the most widely used in today’s market, and is manufactured using TSMC's 4 nm process technology.. The transformer architecture is burnt directly into the chip, dramatically improving its efficiency for this particular model while making the chip unsuitable for other models like CNN, LSTM, or SSM. According to Etched, a 8x Sohu server can be as powerful as a 160 NVIDIA H100 server.

Rust 1.79 release
Jun 18, 2024
Rust 1.79 release

On June 13 2024, Rust 1.79.0 programming language was released. The source code was published on GitHub by Rust Foundation developers.

If you have the previous stable version of Rust, 1.78, which was released on May 2, and you installed it through rustup, you can update it just by using the rustup update stable command.

FreeBSD's Shift Away from 32-bit Platforms in Future Releases
Jun 13, 2024
FreeBSD's Shift Away from 32-bit Platforms in Future Releases

According to the official information that is available online, FreeBSD decided to shift away from 32-bit platforms, this relates to all of the following releases. If speaking directly about the exact transitions in version 16.0, there will be excluded armv7, and version 15.0 of FreeBSD will no longer have PowerPC platforms, armv6, and i386.

Intel's Lunar Lake architecture is introduced
Jun 6, 2024
Intel's Lunar Lake architecture is introduced

During the Intel Tech Tour 2024, Lunar Lake was presented, and the main modifications became unrevealed. These processors were primarily designed for laptops, but some of the improvements can be transferred to Arrow Lake and used on PCs.

To achieve the desired level of performance and power, the new Lunar Lake architecture has undergone important optimizations. The most significant changes were made to the Skymont and E-cores. The integrated Xe2 graphics also had a considerable impact on the performance of the video chip.

Insights on AMD Ryzen 9000
Jun 6, 2024
Insights on AMD Ryzen 9000

Official information about AMD Ryzen 9000 processors will be revealed at Computex 2024, but a slide from the conference has been leaked. The information in it relates to 4 Ryzen 9000 processors and has a detailed description of all the characteristics.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 Linux released
May 29, 2024
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 Linux released

The recently released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 was the last release of the eighth branch in the full support phase, and on May 31 it will move to the maintenance phase, where it will focus on patches and security updates.

Server accelerators: Intel, AMD and NVIDIA
May 28, 2024
Server accelerators: Intel, AMD and NVIDIA

When it comes to server processors, more than 90% of the market is made up of Nvidia products, where the company, in particular, holds a leading position in terms of selling server components.

For example, in 2023, AMD earned more than $6 billion from the sale of server components, while Nvidia earned more than $47.5 billion. If we take the revenue in the last quarter, Nvidia received more than $22 billion, which is 427% more compared to the same period last year. Intel, on the other hand, earned $15.5 from the sale of server components over the past year.

Google is building a new internet cable that will connect Africa with Australia
May 28, 2024
Google is building a new internet cable that will connect Africa with Australia

Google has started building the first underwater fiber optic cable that will connect Africa with Australia, the two previously least connected parts of the world, under the name Umoja, following Google’s Equiano connecting Africa and Europe.