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Microsoft QCT Mt Shasta Platform for FPGA and ASIC Farms at...

Microsoft needed a higher power and hot swappable platform for ASICs and FPGAs so it tapped QCT and Molex for the OCP Mt Shasta platform

Flex DC-SCM OpenBMC at OCP Summit 2022

We saw the Flex DC-SCM implementing Redfish and OpenBMC at OCP Summit 2022 and the company showed the BMC running in next-generation servers

Microsoft Shows AMD Genoa 1P Server Powered by Hydra at OCP...

At OCP Summit 2022 Microsoft showed a running AMD Genoa generation EPYC processor with 24x DIMM slots and a massive heatsink with a Hydra BMC

MaxLinear Panther III is a Fake DPU at FMS 2022

The MaxLinear Panther III shown at FMS 2022 is clearly not a DPU even though the product shown was advertised as one.

The Forbidden Arm Server that is Banned in the US

We take apart a Huawei TaiShan 200 (2280) server with Kunpeng 920 Arm CPUs and see what makes this server, banned in the US, very different

OCP BoW or Bunch-of-Wires Specification Announced

The OCP BoW, or bunch-of-wires specification aims to aid interoperability between chiplets by defining a common interconnect platform

OCP NIC 3.0 Form Factors The Quick Guide

We discuss the OCP NIC 3.0 form factors in a quick guide for those that deploy servers and need to understand which version is being used

Microsoft Azure Adds Ampere Altra Arm CPUs

Microsoft Azure joins Oracle Cloud and several Chinese hyper-scalers in adding Ampere Altra-based instances to its cloud

HPE 25GbE NVIDIA ConnectX-4 OCP NIC 3.0 Adapter Review

We take a look at a HPE 25GbE OCP NIC 3.0 adapter based around the Mellanox now NVIDIA ConnectX-4 Lx to see how HPE implemented the standard

Wild Hardware of OCP Summit 2021 Speed Run

We take a look at the wild hardware of OCP Summit 2021 including a 128TB SSD, 1024 core 2U, 350Tbps router, and much more