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Cryogenics and accelerators push DRAM limits

Last month, Semiconductor Engineering’s Kevin Fogarty wrote an article that explores how major industry players are pushing the limits of DRAM. As Fogarty observes, the access bandwidth of DRAM-based computer memory has improved by a [...]

Bolstering bandwidth and capacity with new memory tech

Rambus’ John Eble and Frank Ferro recently penned an article for Data Center Dynamics that explores how new memory technology can help bolster both bandwidth and capacity in the data center. As the two note, [...]

Managing memory more efficiently with Milk

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have introduced  a programming language extension known as Milk that allows app developers to manage memory more efficiently in programs with scattered data points in [...]

Smart Data Acceleration with FPGAs and DRAM

The proliferation of connected devices has significantly increased the amount of data being captured, moved and analyzed. This trend is expected to continue well into the foreseeable future as the rapidly burgeoning Internet of Things [...]

Eliminating system bottlenecks with smart data acceleration

To many in the industry, system memory is viewed as little more than a silicon holding pen for temporarily storing program commands and data during execution. Nevertheless, the dramatic growth of Big Data – driven [...]

Rambus partners with Los Alamos National Laboratory on smart data acceleration

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is currently evaluating various aspects of Rambus’ Smart Data Acceleration (SDA) Research Program. Deployed at LANL, the SDA platform is designed to optimize the performance of in-memory databases, graph [...]

Amazon’s X1 packs up to 2TB of memory

Jeff Barr, the Chief Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, has confirmed that the company’s X1 instances will pack up to 2TB of memory. “On the high end, many of our enterprise customers are clamoring for [...]