Saturday June 13, 2015

Custom Intel Xeon Sever Chip Boosts Cloud Processing Power

Today, Amazon Web Services announced it is using another customized Intelآ® Xeonآ® server processor to deliver M4 instances. M4 instances are a new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance designed for small and mid-size databases and memory-intensive data processing tasks. The custom Intel Xeon processor E5-2676 v3 builds on the Amazon and Intel collaboration to develop and deliver optimal experiences for customers of Amazon EC2, a web service providing resizable compute capacity in the cloud. The custom Intel Xeon processor E5-2676 v3 for AWS runs at a base frequency of 2.4 GHz and can deliver clock speeds as high as 3.0 GHz with Intelآ® Turbo Boost.