Friday, March 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Delivers Telemetry-free Windows 10 To China
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
ASUS STRIX GD30 Gaming Desktop Released
New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Available On Amazon
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
Micron's Revenue Increased Due To Strong Memory Chip Sales
U.S. Senate Puts ISP Profits Over Your Privacy
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Second ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 09, 2017
Second Generation Second Intel Rack Scale Design Showcases Storage Resource Pooling


Intel today disclosed several contributions to the Open Compute Project (OCP) as part of its commitment to a standards-based ecosystem of software and hardware developers.



Intel works in collaboration with the broad OCP community to meet the demands of hyper scale data center infrastructure. Jason Waxman, corporate vice president in Intel's Data Center Group, highlighted several of these contributions in his keynote this week at the 2017 OCP U.S. Summit.

At the summit, Intel announced that it released to partners the second generation (Gen2) of Intel Rack Scale Design software based in v2.1 software. Intel Rack Scale Design hardware management software provides an effective way to manage OCP systems. Gen2 provides operators of hyper scale data centers with modern hardware manageability features and the ability to dynamically compose infrastructure based on pools of PCIe storage to meet highly varied workload requirements.

Intel has released the code to partners and anticipates system availability starting in Q2 of this year.

This release represents a significant step toward the Intel RSD vision of fully disaggregated compute, storage and I/O resources. It starts with storage pooling. Intel RSD 2.1 provides high-performance NVMe SSD pooling over high-speed PCIe interconnects. Future releases of Intel RSD specifications will bring expanded capabilities for other resource pools, including FPGA accelerators. This first step with NVMe SSD drive pooling marks the beginning of several key Intel RSD benefits that will reach their full potential in the next few years:

  • Workload-optimized, dynamically composed physical system builds via resource pooling. Physical (vs. simply virtualized) composed systems means that these systems can be used to support bare-metal, virtualized and containerized workloads.
  • Enhanced upgradeability via a modular disaggregated design that prevents need for complete server replacement to upgrade just one resource group, such as storage or compute, allowing greater freedom to control costs and optimize resources.
  • Right-provisioning. Disaggregated servers, with their inherent modularity, can be built with whatever ratio of resources that best serve the workload mix running on that system. Control spending by buying only what is needed, when it's needed.

Intel also released several IP libraries for use with Intel FPGAs in cloud applications. The Intel FPGA IP libraries support widely used accelerator functions, including deep learning, data analytics, compression and encryption workloads and simplify the task for FPGA developers to ease and accelerate solutions deployment.

Several other innovations related to OCP were described by Intel and its ecosystem partners that span compute, storage and network technologies, such as optimizations to the Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) to speed up artificial intelligence workloads, Lightning NVMe storage solution and network solutions based on Intel Silicon Photonics, among others.



Previous
Next
New Nvidia Game Ready Driver Boosts GeForce DirectX 12 Performance        All News        EU Court Upholds Cartel fines on Samsung SDI
Google Updates G suite     General Computing News      EU Court Upholds Cartel fines on Samsung SDI

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Launches Bug Bounty Program
Intel To Buy Mobileye For About $15 Billion
Intel Security releases EFI rootkit checker Following WikiLeaks Reports
Intel Showcases 5G Advancements at 2017 Mobile World Congress
Intel Announces 5G Mobile Trial Platform, New Atom And Xeon Processors
Intel Optane Memory Products Will Run Only On Systems With 7th Generation Intel Processors
Intel Is Offering New Integrated and Automated Security Solutions
Intel Unveils New FPGA for Industrial and Automotive Markets
Intel Says 8thGen Core Is Coming On 14nm, Talks About Datacenter and Optane
Intel Touts Record Performance Of New 24-core Xeon Processor E7-8894 v4
Intel's Fab 42 will Target Advanced 7 nm Technology
ISSCC: Intel Presents 2.5D FPGA, AMD Details Upcoming Zen x86 Core

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .