by Adam Armstrong

Supermicro Now Offers AMD EPYC 7002 Servers

Since the launch of AMD’s new EPYC Rome 7002 CPUs several vendors have jumped on the bandwagon of support. Super Micro Computer, Inc. is the latest to announce support with its new family of H12 generation A+ Servers. Not only does Supermicro support the second generation EPYC CPUs with this server family, they too, were able to set world records using it. 

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by Lyle Smith

TYAN AMD EPYC 7002 Series Processor Based Server Platforms Announced

TYAN has announced performance-driven 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processor-based server platforms for the modern datacenter. Among TYAN’s first offerings in this new line are a 2U single-socket Transport SX TS65-B8036 server and the single-socket Tomcat SX S8036 server motherboard. Both platforms feature AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors and are touted by TYAN to boost datacenter performance by its increased memory speed and use of PCIe 4.0.

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by Adam Armstrong

AMD EPYC Rome 7002 Series Launched

Today at a launch event in San Francisco, AMD announced the launch of its second generation EPYC Processors, EPYC Rome 7002 series. The new CPUs are 7nm and have up to 64 “Zen 2” cores, 128 threads and leverage PCIe Gen4, making them the first x86 server processor to do so. Along with greater performance, the AMD EPYC Rome 7002 processers come with silicon embedded protection for added security. 

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by Adam Armstrong

GIGABYTE R272-Z32 AMD EPYC Rome Server Review

As AMD rolled out their new EPYC Rome 7002 CPU series today several vendors have announced servers that support the new technology, including GIGABYTE. In fact, GIGABYTE has released an entire series of rack servers that support the EPYC Rome, the R-Series. The R-series is a general-purpose server family with a balance of resources. The series offers both 1U and 2U servers with a variety for storage media combinations. For this particular review we will be looking at the GIGABYTE R272-Z32 Server sporting 24 U.2 NVMe bays.

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by Michael Rink

Lenovo Releases Servers Running New AMD Rome 7002 Series CPUs

Today Lenovo released two new server platforms in tandem with AMD's unveiling of their EPYC 7002 "Rome" series processors. Both the ThinkSystem SR635 and ThinkSystem SR655 server platforms run on the brand new AMD EPYC7002 series processors. Lenovo was founded in 1984 is well known for its endpoint solutions as well as their infrastructure solutions like ThinkSystem servers and the ThinkAgile software-defined portfolio.

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by Adam Armstrong

HPE ProLiant With AMD EPYC Rome Breaks Several World Records

Today Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that with an HPE ProLiant DL 325 and an HPE ProLiant DL385 equipped with the new AMD EPYC processors, it was able to hit 37 world records in benchmark results. Obviously, with this announcement, HPE is also clearly stating its support for the new AMD EYPC Rome 7002 processors. HPE states that it will triple the number of AMD EPYC equipped products in its portfolio over the next 18 months. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Marvell Expands Its NVMe-oF Ethernet SSD Technology

Today at FMS 2019, Marvell announced that it is expanding its NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) portfolio. The company is announcing that its NVMe-oF SSD converter controller is powering Toshiba’s new native NVMe-oF Ethernet SSD. Marvell is also announcing a new NVMe-oF Ethernet SSD controller that it says can speed time to market for SSD makers while driving adoption of Ethernet Bunch of Flash (EBOF) architectures.

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by Michael Rink

International Computer Concepts Releases Strata With Lightbits

International Computer Concepts and Lightbits Labs released STRATA storage at the Flash Memory Summit on August 6th, 2019. STRATA storage is the first product to come from the two companies’ partnership and provides an NVMe over TCP storage rack unit running Lightbits Labs' LightOS. ICC was founded in 1993 and primarily partners with other companies to simplify their IT purchasing process. Lightbits Labs was founded more recently in 2016 and is one of the most ardent proponents of NVMe over TCP technology.

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by Michael Rink

MemVerge Works With Tencent to Accelerate Data Warehousing

Today, at the 2019 Flash Memory Summit, MemVerge announced that they had secured Tencent as a customer. Tencent was founded in 1998 in Shenzhen, China, and its Sparkling Data Warehouse Suite is a petabyte-level distributed cloud data warehouse.

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by Adam Armstrong

Xilinx Expands Its Alveo Portfolio At FMS 2019

Today at FMS 2019, Xilinx, Inc. announced that it is expanding its Alveo data center accelerator card portfolio with the launch of the Alveo U50. Xilinx states that the U50 is the first low profile adaptable accelerator with PCIe Gen 4 support. The company goes on to state that the card can supercharge a broad range of critical compute, network and storage workloads on any server or any cloud. Xilinx will be showcasing the Alveo U50 and other product demonstrations in booth 313 at Flash Memory Summit (FMS) 2019, taking place August 6-8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.  

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