PC CPU Deliveries Down Slightly in Q2
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 02, 2011
IDC says that second quarter PC CPU shipments were down slightly from last quarter, flat compared to the year ago quarter, and that 60 percent of units came with built-in graphics processing capabilities.
Tags: CPU, PC, computers
Data Storage vs. the Laws of Physics
By Henry Newman | Article Published November 04, 2010
Data storage expert Henry Newman discusses the limits of hardware to contain the growing mountain of today's data.
Tags: data storage, CPU, data storage management, disk drives, transfer rates
How to Speed up Your Linux PC
By Akkana Peck | Article Published July 28, 2009
Eliminate the resource hogs and your machine will zip along that much faster.
Tags: Linux, Google, CPU, software, IT
Intel Offers PC Buyers a Star Rating System
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 12, 2009
Intel will assign a number of stars to its chips, from one to five. But it's still not simple.
Tags: video, CPU, Intel, desktop, PC buying guide
Further Notes on proc
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published November 19, 2008
Tip of the Trade: Learn more about proc, how it works and how to get the most out of it.
Tags: CPU, networking, IT, hardware
Managing Multiple Databases on a Single Server
By Denny Cherry | Article Published November 06, 2008
Today's hardware can handle the demands of a couple of SQL databases on a single server. But peaceful coexistence requires some thoughtful planning if you are to maintain those SLAs.
Tags: Windows, server, CPU, management, servers
Tip of the Trade: ps Options
By Juliet Kemp | Article Published August 13, 2008
Look beyond the basics of ps, and you'll find a wide array of options for managing system processes.
By Carla Schroder | Article Published April 28, 2008
The Phoronix Test Suite is for testing hardware performance under Linux. It's still young and incomplete, but it's worth getting acquainted with.
Tags: Linux, CPU, IT, servers