The oldest Athlon
No matter how unique a processor may be, there will always be tasks for which its performance will not be enough. Most often these are tasks of three-dimensional modeling (for…

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The victory of the losers, or the story of the creation of FLASH memory (part1)
It would seem that in common between a mobile phone, a GPS navigator, a digital camera and a modern voice recorder. The first thought that comes is that these are…

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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…

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separately managed resources

“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

How to avoid network downtime?

Since then, no surprises have occurred with Novell products to solve the high availability of network resources. Naturally, Novell ceased to support its once-very popular NetWare 3.x product, since over the nearly ten-year history of its existence in the world of information technology, much has flowed. The high availability solutions we reviewed, such as SFT III and NHAS, were not developed in future versions of the operating system. Continue reading

When friends agree ...
In the mid-90s of the last century, more than fifty leading world manufacturers of electronic equipment, joining forces, (!) Developed and adopted a new affordable digital video recording format with…

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Intel forecasts (optimistic)
To solve the problem of reducing the size of transistors and conductive tracks, Intel created a whole working group called Technology & Manufacturing Group (TMG), which has about 4,000 employees.…

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Athlon XP: not by number, but by reduction!
When this issue of the magazine was being prepared for publication, a remarkable event occurred: the next Microprocessor Forum. Probably, when you read this article, you already know that AMD…

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Latest Mobile Graphics Chips
Nvidia's GeForce2 Go In desktop computers, video cards from Nvidia, especially on the chips of the GeForce series, are very popular. Naturally, everyone is looking forward to when such chips…

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