The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part3)
We were very happy and proud; you know, young engineers with their own hands were able to make the first “flip” chip. After some discussion between Gordon and Andy, Gordon…

Continue reading →

Forecast for the Development of Computer Hardware and Software for 2001
Processors The most significant event is the appearance of two 64-bit processors (Intel and AMD) with different structures. In 2001, 64-bit processors still did not affect the market for processors…

Continue reading →

How can you “burn out at work”
Having dealt with processor cooling issues, we can now easily figure out the question of why Duron processors burn up if they are turned on without a heatsink. Generally speaking,…

Continue reading →

panel

Warm company

A processor is not the only heat source in a computer. But the most solid of them. Therefore, special attention is paid to him. But modern video cards also have a specialized processor on board. He is also warming. And “overclock” video cards even more often than the central processor.

The first video cards with 3D accelerators caused us a lot of trouble with their “hot temperament”. Some video cards could work normally only the first 10 … 20 minutes after switching on. Continue reading

“Divide and rule”

As a horizontal cable in modern SCS, a four-pair balanced cable is used mainly. It is known that for signal transmission in Ethernet and Fast Ethernet networks, only two out of four pairs are used. The remaining pairs are virtually idle. The technical characteristics of modern cables in terms of the NEXT parameter are very high (see Fig. 1), which allows the use of free pairs for transmitting analog and digital signals without any noticeable effect on the operation of the main application. Continue reading

We overcome the limitations
Standards for SCS based on twisted pairs for Ethernet 10Base-T and Fast Ethernet 100Base-TX networks stipulate that: the maximum length of horizontal wiring is 90 m; the total length of…

...

"Divide and rule"
As a horizontal cable in modern SCS, a four-pair balanced cable is used mainly. It is known that for signal transmission in Ethernet and Fast Ethernet networks, only two out…

...

The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part4)
Our main goal was not to change anything during the production process, and to solve the problem of how to place electrons on a floating shutter. Initially, we abandoned the…

...

Cluster configuration
Typical cluster configurations typically include a shared disk subsystem connected to all servers in the cluster. The shared disk subsystem can be connected using high-speed cards, cables, and Fiber Channel…

...