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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


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


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


IBM's Power charge continues

IBM's lineup of servers built around its Power microprocessor continue to be one of the standouts among the systems that it sells.

By August 25, 2009


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


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

Details on Far Cry 2's DRM scheme.

By October 15, 2008


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


China baffles world with mystery bomber

Country's top-secret stealth bomber could be more advanced than the American B-2A and could reach the continental United States--if it exists.

By March 15, 2008


Intel ready for 2008 with Penryn

Sixteen new chips based on new transistor design have Intel's server group in excellent shape heading into next year.

By November 11, 2007


Oracle's mixed messages on "compatibility" with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle wants its Linux both ways: it wants it to be different and it also wants it to be "fully compatible" with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here's why it fails.

By September 6, 2007