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Micron Getting Out of 3D XPoint Memory, To Concentrate on Compute Express Link

After almost 10 years of investments and flagging progress, Micron announced today (Tuesday) that it is ending its involvement in 3D XPoint, the non-volatile memory technology it originally developed ...Full Article

With Optane Gaining, Intel Exits NAND Flash

In a sign that its 3D XPoint memory technology is gaining traction, Intel Corp. is departing the NAND flash memory and storage market with the sale of its manufacturing ...Full Article

Startup MemVerge Launches Memory-centric Mission

Memory situated at the center of the computing universe, replacing processing, has long been envisioned as instrumental to radically improved data center systems performance. Combined with accelerated processing (GPUs, ...Full Article

Inspur Takes OCP Beyond Hyperscalers

Inspur, China’s server leader, is expanding its AI offerings based on Open Compute Project specifications, including an OCP “cloud optimized” server geared to SAP HANA workloads and running Intel’s ...Full Article

Baidu Embraces Intel Optane for In-Memory Databases

Chinese e-commerce giant Baidu is building a new platform based on Intel Corp.’s Optane DC persistent memory as a means of upgrading search engine results delivered by its in-memory ...Full Article

Google Cloud Unveils Roadmap for Intel Optane

Intel’s drive to solidify its stranglehold on the datacenter via its Optane DC persistent memory architecture was on full display this week during the chip maker’s “data-centric” event. Navin ...Full Article

Intel Reveals Next Gen Xeon Processors, Optane Persistent Memory

For all its power, success, profits and influence, life at Intel is a permanent struggle. Chide if you will Andy Grove’s faith in paranoia as an organizing corporate principle, ...Full Article

SAP HANA Gets Intel Memory Boost on Google Cloud

Intel Corp. and SAP are joining forces with Google to offer cloud virtual machines supporting persistent memory for in-memory workloads running on the SAP HANA relational database manager. The ...Full Article

Micron, Intel Prepare to Launch XPoint Memory

Micron Technology Inc. used last week's Flash Memory Summit to roll out its new line of 3-D XPoint memory technology jointly developed with Intel Corp. while demonstrating the technology ...Full Article
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