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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Business & Financial Aspects of Server Virtualization

    Server virtualization falls within the domain of IT operations but it can very much be a business matter with a measurable impact on the bottom line. Esoteric as it may seem from a business perspective, the server platform, powered by the processor, can make a significant difference in the financial...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Towards an Approach and Framework for Test-Execution Plan Derivation

    In industrial test and maintenance projects, test execution plans are important for performing test cycle in a time constrained manner with the objective, of delivering the expected quality by effective utilization of resources. To take advantage of the inherent parallelism in test suites, multiple resources are often deployed to test...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    See More and Do More With ATI Eyefinity Multiple Display Technology

    In the past, multi-display systems catered to professionals in specific industries. Financial, oil & gas, and medical are just some industries where multi-display systems are not only desirable, but a necessity. Today, even graphic designers, CAD engineers and programmers are attaching more than one display to their workstation. A major...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cross-Vendor Migration

    Virtualization enables live migration, the ability to move a running guest from one physical machine to another with little or no disruption to the guest or its users. Live migration allows various load-balancing and high-availability techniques to be implemented by the hypervisor and datacenter management software. Unfortunately for live migration,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Virtualizing Server Workloads: Looking Beyond Current Assumptions

    Advances in hardware virtualization technology are making it possible to virtualize an ever-wider range of x86- based server workloads. This has moved server virtualization out of its traditional domain of test and development environments and firmly into the sphere of mission-critical enterprise applications, making it imperative to expand the definition...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Cluster Computing Helps Researchers Thrive: AMD and HP Help Purdue University Build a New HPC Center

    AMD and HP wanted to support Purdue University researchers with a cost-effective supercomputing solution for demanding simulations and data processing across a range of academic disciplines and provide supplemental High Performance Computing (HPC) support for researchers with the National Science Foundation's TeraGrid. As a solution Purdue's Coates cluster - currently...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Power and Simplicity Come to Desktop Virtualization

    Designing semiconductors is a complex process, requiring sophisticated software tools that demand heavy-duty processing power. IC designers typically have beefy workstations at their desks, in addition to at least one PC for office applications such as Web browsing, e-mail and word processing. Supporting these multiple desktops, various software programs and...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Value of Using ECC Memory in Embedded Applications

    This paper provides an introduction to Error Correcting Code (ECC) DRAM. It discusses the risks of a system encountering random memory errors and the approaches for combating them. DRAM is susceptible to random occurrences of bit(s) flipping, or changing logical states unexpectedly. While originally attributed to alpha particles from the...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Clean Power Technologies Ltd: How ATI FireGL V8650 Workstation Graphics Accelerators and Dell Precision Workstations Are Cleaning Up and Cutting Costs

    With full production due to begin in 2011 Clean Power Technologies needed to make the transition from small research organisation to international manufacturing company. They wanted to travel smoothly from innovative idea to customer delivery. For 3D modelling Clean Power uses NX 6 and for data management it uses Teamcenter,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Systems Management White Paper Series

    Open standards-based client management tools and technology provide IT organizations with the essential management features they need to easily and flexibly support business objectives. Proprietary management solutions can overload systems with nonessential features, lock organizations into specific vendors, increase management costs, and eliminate flexibility. One such standard is the DMTF...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Aligning Commercial PC Benchmarks With The Needs Of Mainstream Users: Benchmarking For Today's Commercial Workloads

    In this white paper, the authors examine what amounts to appropriate PC performance for the two groups of users in today's commercial client market, and they discuss how to best measure it. They illustrate how current computer hardware offers technological options that are adequate for most users. Indeed, for mainstream...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Historic Railroad Stays on the Cutting Edge

    Maintaining its position on the cutting edge of train technology, Union Pacific has launched a multi-million-dollar, multi-year transition from a mainframe to a distributed computing environment. The success of the new distributed environment depends on the performance of the servers in Union Pacific's data centers. As a solution Union Pacific...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Virtualization With AMD and Citrix: Get More From Your Computing Resources

    Virtualization is becoming a standard method for creating flexible, dynamic data centers that can rapidly respond to changing business needs while managing costs. But effective virtualization needs more than just good core architecture - it needs a great system design that enables efficiency and scalability that delivers: Low latency /...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    AMD - Introduction to OpenGL 3.0

    OpenGL 3.0 is a new open-standard 3D graphics application programming interface specification that gives applications more control over graphics hardware than ever before. OpenGL 3.0 is derived from previous versions of OpenGL, keeping most of the same interfaces and functionality, but adding several new key features. With OpenGL 3.0 comes...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Measuring Battery Life for Today's Notebook PCs

    Today, notebook PC customers are frequently presented with a single battery life benchmarking score that is gathered using light workloads and a relatively idle CPU. This single score does not take into account how a notebook PC battery may perform when the battery is used in a more "Active" state,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Benchmarking for Today's Commercial Workloads

    PC users in today's commercial client market tend to fall into two groups: power users and mainstream users. These two groups have very different computing needs - what constitutes appropriate PC performance for one group is quite different for the other. It behooves organizations to identify in which group their...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Experience the Newest Event in the AMD in the Enterprise Online Series - Happening Now

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about the Next-Generation AMD Opteron processor, as well as innovations and new products from IBM and Novell, and how they can help improve the performance-per-watt and x86 virtualization, while helping reduce the total cost of ownership.

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Triple Eight Race Engineering Was Able to Design and Build a Winning Race Car in Record Time, With Workstations Running AMD Opteron Processors and ATI Professional Graphics

    Triple Eight Race Engineering began developing its car for the 2007 race season but hit a major snag when the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) adopted a new set of regulations. As a result, the car it had been racing could no longer compete and they were forced to switch...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors With AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Deliver Increased Scalability and Performance for Virtualized Citrix XenApp on XenServer

    As an increasingly common method for creating flexible IT infrastructures, virtualization helps organizations respond to rapidly changing business requirements while helping to keep costs low. Server consolidation and virtualized application delivery are two areas where virtualization creates flexibility and scalability by increasing user density and reducing the number of physical...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Online Retail Mortgage Lender Quicken Loans Supports Massive Growth and Delivers Optimal Customer Service With the Help of VMware and Microsoft Software, HP and Sun Servers, and AMD Opteron Processors

    Quicken Loans, Inc. wanted to support massive ongoing company growth while continuing to maintain a high level of customer service and reduce server sprawl in the datacenter, as well as heat emissions. The challenge was to ensure optimal performance for today and tomorrow. A virtualization environment was established on AMD...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    The AMD Opteron Processor Helps AISO Grow Its 'Green' Business by Courting Eco-Friendly Customers

    Affordable Internet Services Online, Inc. (AISO) founders envisioned a Web hosting company that was environmentally friendly. While the company employed energy-efficient innovations like solar panels, its infrastructure produced unacceptable power and cooling requirements. AISO deployed IBM BladeCenter servers running VMware virtual infrastructure software on nearly 700 Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors....

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Virtualizing Server Workloads

    Advances in hardware virtualization technology are making it possible to virtualize an ever-wider range of x86- based server workloads. This has moved server virtualization out of its traditional domain of test and development environments and firmly into the sphere of mission-critical enterprise applications, making it imperative to expand the definition...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    See More and Do More With ATI Eyefinity Multiple Display Technology

    In the past, multi-display systems catered to professionals in specific industries. Financial, oil & gas, and medical are just some industries where multi-display systems are not only desirable, but a necessity. Today, even graphic designers, CAD engineers and programmers are attaching more than one display to their workstation. A major...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Virtualizing Server Workloads

    Advances in hardware virtualization technology are making it possible to virtualize an ever-wider range of x86- based server workloads. This has moved server virtualization out of its traditional domain of test and development environments and firmly into the sphere of mission-critical enterprise applications, making it imperative to expand the definition...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Aligning Commercial PC Benchmarks With The Needs Of Mainstream Users: Benchmarking For Today's Commercial Workloads

    In this white paper, the authors examine what amounts to appropriate PC performance for the two groups of users in today's commercial client market, and they discuss how to best measure it. They illustrate how current computer hardware offers technological options that are adequate for most users. Indeed, for mainstream...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Virtualization With AMD and Citrix: Get More From Your Computing Resources

    Virtualization is becoming a standard method for creating flexible, dynamic data centers that can rapidly respond to changing business needs while managing costs. But effective virtualization needs more than just good core architecture - it needs a great system design that enables efficiency and scalability that delivers: Low latency /...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Quad-Core AMD Opteron Processors With AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Deliver Increased Scalability and Performance for Virtualized Citrix XenApp on XenServer

    As an increasingly common method for creating flexible IT infrastructures, virtualization helps organizations respond to rapidly changing business requirements while helping to keep costs low. Server consolidation and virtualized application delivery are two areas where virtualization creates flexibility and scalability by increasing user density and reducing the number of physical...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Power and Simplicity Come to Desktop Virtualization

    Designing semiconductors is a complex process, requiring sophisticated software tools that demand heavy-duty processing power. IC designers typically have beefy workstations at their desks, in addition to at least one PC for office applications such as Web browsing, e-mail and word processing. Supporting these multiple desktops, various software programs and...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Towards an Approach and Framework for Test-Execution Plan Derivation

    In industrial test and maintenance projects, test execution plans are important for performing test cycle in a time constrained manner with the objective, of delivering the expected quality by effective utilization of resources. To take advantage of the inherent parallelism in test suites, multiple resources are often deployed to test...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Business & Financial Aspects of Server Virtualization

    Server virtualization falls within the domain of IT operations but it can very much be a business matter with a measurable impact on the bottom line. Esoteric as it may seem from a business perspective, the server platform, powered by the processor, can make a significant difference in the financial...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    AMD - Introduction to OpenGL 3.0

    OpenGL 3.0 is a new open-standard 3D graphics application programming interface specification that gives applications more control over graphics hardware than ever before. OpenGL 3.0 is derived from previous versions of OpenGL, keeping most of the same interfaces and functionality, but adding several new key features. With OpenGL 3.0 comes...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    Experience the Newest Event in the AMD in the Enterprise Online Series - Happening Now

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about the Next-Generation AMD Opteron processor, as well as innovations and new products from IBM and Novell, and how they can help improve the performance-per-watt and x86 virtualization, while helping reduce the total cost of ownership.

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Cluster Computing Helps Researchers Thrive: AMD and HP Help Purdue University Build a New HPC Center

    AMD and HP wanted to support Purdue University researchers with a cost-effective supercomputing solution for demanding simulations and data processing across a range of academic disciplines and provide supplemental High Performance Computing (HPC) support for researchers with the National Science Foundation's TeraGrid. As a solution Purdue's Coates cluster - currently...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Clean Power Technologies Ltd: How ATI FireGL V8650 Workstation Graphics Accelerators and Dell Precision Workstations Are Cleaning Up and Cutting Costs

    With full production due to begin in 2011 Clean Power Technologies needed to make the transition from small research organisation to international manufacturing company. They wanted to travel smoothly from innovative idea to customer delivery. For 3D modelling Clean Power uses NX 6 and for data management it uses Teamcenter,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    Triple Eight Race Engineering Was Able to Design and Build a Winning Race Car in Record Time, With Workstations Running AMD Opteron Processors and ATI Professional Graphics

    Triple Eight Race Engineering began developing its car for the 2007 race season but hit a major snag when the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) adopted a new set of regulations. As a result, the car it had been racing could no longer compete and they were forced to switch...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    The AMD Opteron Processor Helps AISO Grow Its 'Green' Business by Courting Eco-Friendly Customers

    Affordable Internet Services Online, Inc. (AISO) founders envisioned a Web hosting company that was environmentally friendly. While the company employed energy-efficient innovations like solar panels, its infrastructure produced unacceptable power and cooling requirements. AISO deployed IBM BladeCenter servers running VMware virtual infrastructure software on nearly 700 Second-Generation AMD Opteron processors....

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Online Retail Mortgage Lender Quicken Loans Supports Massive Growth and Delivers Optimal Customer Service With the Help of VMware and Microsoft Software, HP and Sun Servers, and AMD Opteron Processors

    Quicken Loans, Inc. wanted to support massive ongoing company growth while continuing to maintain a high level of customer service and reduce server sprawl in the datacenter, as well as heat emissions. The challenge was to ensure optimal performance for today and tomorrow. A virtualization environment was established on AMD...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Historic Railroad Stays on the Cutting Edge

    Maintaining its position on the cutting edge of train technology, Union Pacific has launched a multi-million-dollar, multi-year transition from a mainframe to a distributed computing environment. The success of the new distributed environment depends on the performance of the servers in Union Pacific's data centers. As a solution Union Pacific...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Virtualizing Server Workloads: Looking Beyond Current Assumptions

    Advances in hardware virtualization technology are making it possible to virtualize an ever-wider range of x86- based server workloads. This has moved server virtualization out of its traditional domain of test and development environments and firmly into the sphere of mission-critical enterprise applications, making it imperative to expand the definition...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cross-Vendor Migration

    Virtualization enables live migration, the ability to move a running guest from one physical machine to another with little or no disruption to the guest or its users. Live migration allows various load-balancing and high-availability techniques to be implemented by the hypervisor and datacenter management software. Unfortunately for live migration,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Systems Management White Paper Series

    Open standards-based client management tools and technology provide IT organizations with the essential management features they need to easily and flexibly support business objectives. Proprietary management solutions can overload systems with nonessential features, lock organizations into specific vendors, increase management costs, and eliminate flexibility. One such standard is the DMTF...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Value of Using ECC Memory in Embedded Applications

    This paper provides an introduction to Error Correcting Code (ECC) DRAM. It discusses the risks of a system encountering random memory errors and the approaches for combating them. DRAM is susceptible to random occurrences of bit(s) flipping, or changing logical states unexpectedly. While originally attributed to alpha particles from the...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Benchmarking for Today's Commercial Workloads

    PC users in today's commercial client market tend to fall into two groups: power users and mainstream users. These two groups have very different computing needs - what constitutes appropriate PC performance for one group is quite different for the other. It behooves organizations to identify in which group their...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Measuring Battery Life for Today's Notebook PCs

    Today, notebook PC customers are frequently presented with a single battery life benchmarking score that is gathered using light workloads and a relatively idle CPU. This single score does not take into account how a notebook PC battery may perform when the battery is used in a more "Active" state,...

    Provided By Advanced Micro Devices