In the news lately is the talk of Nvidia negotiating to buy ARM. On Twitter there has been lots of reactions to this deal, mostly negative concerning the other ARM customers once Nvidia takes over. TheVerge covered this topic, here. Clearly SoftBank is motivated to sell, but it remains to be seen how regulators will… Continue reading August 13, 2020 Can/Should AMD Buy Xilinx??
As Q2 is coming to a close, here is a brief summary of notable items. Rome is doing very well. AWS (Amazon Web Services) just added more Epyc processors to its instances, detailed here by Amazon and Yahoo News. More and more Epyc are being adopted for supercomputing and HPC, as detailed here. Below are… Continue reading June 27, 2020 AMD Q2 Round Up
https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/03/new-amazon-ec2-m5ad-and-r5ad-featuring-amd-epyc-processors-are-now-available/ These AWS M5 and R5 instances are very important wins for AMD. Cloud users can achieve 10% savings by switching from Intel to AMD instantaneously. Actually T3 instances are also announced at the AWS Summit. Check out these slides below from the summit. https://imgur.com/a/rhnBo5r Slides from the AWS Summit This is a quote by… Continue reading 3/28/19 AWS New Epyc Instances AMD 24.89 to 25.06