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Benchmark group tackles server energy efficiency

Now that power consumption is of growing financial, practical, and environmental concern, an industry group hopes to shine a light on how efficient computers are.

By February 5, 2010


Benchmarking performance in a virtualized world

SPEC releases a new benchmark for measuring the performance of virtualized systems. This is the first time there's been an industry-standard metric for this purpose.

By July 15, 2010


Kickfire's MySQL appliance blows the doors (and price tags) off proprietary databases

Looking for a high-performance database? Don't bother paying the Oracle price when you can get better performance for comparative pennies with Kickfire.

By April 16, 2008


At Unisys, Intel's Itanium chip is dead

Unisys may have written Itanium's epitaph--at least for many server vendors.

By February 18, 2009


NEC tablet takes Terminator approach

ShieldPRO can be dropped, withstand extreme temperatures

By December 5, 2006


'Far Cry 2' to feature less-odious PC DRM

Details on Far Cry 2's DRM scheme.

By October 15, 2008


Switchfoot and Sony part ways

One of the must amusing moments in the Sony-rootkit debacle was when one of the bands with a copy-protected CD posted instructions on how to bypass that copy-protection. Now that band, Switchfoot, has gone independent

By August 20, 2007


Microsoft's new IE9 triggers speed-test squabble

The seventh IE version beats rivals on the SunSpider benchmark. But Microsoft doesn't like the test, and Mozilla doesn't like how Microsoft runs it.

By November 18, 2010