DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
July 28, 2017 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 82 people online.


Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin

Follow us

Microsoft experimenting with ARM-based servers

Posted on Wednesday, April 21 2010 @ 00:40:22 CEST by

A new job ad from Microsoft suggests the software giant is experimenting with ARM hardware to create more energy-efficient data centers for its Bing search engine:
Microsoft is looking for senior software development engineer to help with its Bing data centers, potentially running them on ARM hardware.

The engineer, with at least five years experience — and preferably a second degree — would work for the Bing Autopilot Hardware team and be based in Bellevue, Washington.

The Autopilot hardware team is involved in data center planning, hardware experimentation including SSD [solid-state drives] and ARM and vendor relationships, amongst other things. ARM processors are often used as disk drive controllers, but this ad does not mention Intel explicitly and seems to imply an ARM processor could be used for the main server in an attempt to save power.
Mor einfo at EE Times.



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba