Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

HP and IBM make a play for Web 2.0

Cloud computing needs a lot of computers, which means a lot of failed computers and software that doesn't care. Google does it with disposable consumer motherboards and custom power supplies; IBM and HP think you'll prefer something cooler, or with a thousand cores, or maybe a petabyte of storage... I wasn't sure if the Tom's Hardware readership was interested in high-end data centres, but I got a lot of comments on the HP story (and only one of them was 'will it blend?').
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/servers-hp-ibm,1937.html
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/hp-server-web,1943.html

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