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  • Downloads // May 2015

    Get Intel INDE Professional Edition—Free

    Deliver high-performing, responsive applications fast with Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel INDE). Cross-architecture, cross-OS support: C++/Java tools for Android on ARM and Intel architecture, and Windows & OS X on Intel architecture. Get performance in less time: Code native applications, expose underlying architecture. IDE choice: Visual Studio,...

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  • Downloads // May 2015

    Cross-Platform Meets Native Performance

    Deliver high-performing, responsive applications fast with Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel INDE), a suite of tools, libraries, and IDE integration: Cross-architecture, cross-OS support: C++/Java tools for Android on ARM and Intel architecture, and Windows & OS X on Intel architecture. More performance, less time: Code native applications,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Platform Boot Integrity Platform Foundation for Foundation Trusted Compute Pools

    In this article we will take a deep look into ensuring boot integrity of the platform which in turn boils down to ensuring the integrity of a number of platform components: the integrity of prelaunch and launch components covering firmware, BIOS and hypervisor. Boot integrity is foundational in embodying the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Rise of Virtual Service Grids

    The concept of virtualization and sharing of resources is not a new one. In fact, the idea of standardization has been around since the industrial revolution made it possible to mass produce identical parts. Because of this, manufacturing and production costs declined steeply, as businesses no longer needed to specialize...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    An Introduction to Virtual Service Oriented Grids

    While the idea of virtual service-oriented grids may be a new business concept, the technologies that build the groundwork for this idea go back many decades to the early days of computing research. That being said, the combination of these technologies brings non-functional, yet significant capabilities to a system. Virtual...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Technology Evolution, People, and Privacy

    This article takes a look at the history of information, technology, beneficiaries of that technology and their relationship to data governance development over time. Innovation in business models, technology capabilities, and the changing relationships in the ownership and accessibility to data has resulted in a fundamental shift in size and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Moving To Office 365 On The Cloud

    We plan and design for change. After the change happens, we begin to plan for the next change. What drives change? Many factors drive change in technology--lower cost of equipment, better compute power, greater bandwidth, new software, and so on. In this article, we look at how Office 365, a...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Trusted Cloud: Addressing Security and Compliance

    This article will address one of the biggest barriers impeding broader adoption of cloud computing is security--the real and perceived risks of providing, accessing and control services in multitenant cloud environments. IT managers would like to see higher levels of assurance before they can declare their cloud-based services and data...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Describing and Searching Mass Assets

    Processes are constantly being developed and improved to allow digital asset management (DAM) leaders to upload large sets of assets to their networks. Once uploaded and accessible, certain searching tools can help users to find information that is pertinent to their needs and prevent users from being overwhelmed with unhelpful...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Digital Archaeology and Migration

    Digital preservation protects data to ensure continuing access in the future; digital archaeology and migration are two preservation strategies used to create and maintain access to obsolete information resources. "Emulation" and "refreshing" are two tools used in digital archaeology to retrieve information from obsolete media. Migration, or moving older data...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Cloud Computing

    Many users of computer technology—and for that matter, many technology creators and administrators—complain about the rapid pace of change in information technology. The most recent example of a new technology trend bursting upon the scene is cloud computing. Setting a record for going from "what is it?" to "I've got...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Operations Research Methods for Resource Management and Scheduling

    The grid computing paradigm is replacing localized computer clusters or the traditional "supercomputer" model for research and industry enterprises requiring increasingly large amounts of processing power and storage. Computational grids are distributed systems integrating geographically-separate resources into a single, massively parallel network well-suited to complex processing tasks. This article introduces...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Grid Computing: Optimization Techniques for Skeletons on Grids

    Skeletons are common patterns of parallelism in distributed computing systems. These often-used components, such as farm, map, and pipeline, can be abstracted and offered to application programmers as programming primitives. This article introduces the motivation for implementing algorithmic skeletons and demonstrates use of Lithium, a programming environment based on Java...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment

    Arguably computation models seen in client space are much more diverse than those in the server space proper. For servers, there are essentially two, the earlier model of static consolidation and the more recent dynamic model where virtual machines lightly bound to their physical hosts and can be moved around...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    An Introduction to Building Intelligent Systems

    Consumers are now demanding and expecting more from technology. Building intelligence into our devices is a promising way to satisfy this demand by providing more personalized experiences. In Building Intelligent Systems, the authors investigate how computer vision, machine learning, and data mining can be used together to build smarter devices...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Implementing Self-Service BI to Improve Business Decision Making

    Self-service Business Intelligence (BI) represents a paradigm shift in the way businesses use their data. By enabling end users to combine and analyze large amounts of data, self-service BI provides a pathway to better decision making across the enterprise. Yet effective decision making for core business processes often requires trusted...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Securities Transactions Get Speed With Cloud

    Need to build a solid IT system foundation. Ensure a stable IT environment to carry out any securities transaction activities and launch new services efficiently, ensure fast flow of securities transactions and meet other complex commercial applications. The solutions provided for these challenges were carry out comprehensive architectural planning, ensure...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2013

    Powering Breakthroughs

    CERN's IT department is committed to providing the information technology required by the experiments it hosts. They require a lot of computing power and storage to do research and to effectively support complex applications and calculations, the IT team must keep up with technological developments. Intel has given solutions to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Energy-Efficient Interconnect Via Router Parking

    The increase in on-chip core counts in Chip MultiProcessors (CMPs) has led to the adoption of interconnects such as Mesh and Torus, which consume an increasing fraction of the chip power. Moreover, as technology and voltage continue to scale down, static power consumes a larger fraction of the total power;...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    A Mutual-Information Based Power Allocation Algorithm for Multi-Layer Rate Splitting Scheme in Tri-sectored Wireless Networks

    Cell-edge users inevitably suffer from strong interference from adjacent cells, and consequently their throughput will decrease. Recent investigations show that the Han-Kobayashi (HK) rate splitting scheme is the best known strategy to mitigate the interference for a two-user interference channel. However, its receiver is too complicated to implement in practical...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Correlation-Based Cell Search and Measurement for LTE and LTE-A

    Quick detection and accurate measurement of multiple cells surrounding the User Equipment (UE) are essential to ensure the mobility and QoS of end users. In LTE and LTE-A, multiple cells are often time synchronized or quasi-synchronized so that weak cells "Eclipsed" by strong interfering cells are difficult to detect. In...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    A Systematic Methodology to Architecting High Performance Storage Systems

    A good storage system is a well-balanced system in which each individual component is suited for its purpose and all the components fit together to achieve optimal performance. Designing a large scale, high performance storage system presents significant challenges. This paper describes a systematic approach to designing a storage system,...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2012

    Strengthen Cloud Security With Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions

    Tier 3 knows the value of protecting data. As a leading provider of enterprise-class cloud software and federated cloud services, Tier 3 helps organizations securely expand their infrastructure into the cloud without incurring large capital expenses or additional administrative overhead. If the users encrypt data using software-only AES, they run...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Intel Xeon Processor E7 Family: Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability

    Today's businesses increasingly depend on Intel Xeon-based servers to run data-intensive and mission-critical applications. Server Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) are crucial issues for modern enterprise IT shops that deliver mission critical applications and services, as application delivery failures can be extremely costly per hour of system downtime. Furthermore, the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    New Instructions Supporting Large Integer Arithmetic on Intel Architecture Processors

    New instructions mulx, adcx and adox are being introduced on Intel Architecture Processors. The adcx and adox instructions are being introduced one generation later than mulx. These new instructions will enable users to develop high-performance implementations of large integer arithmetic on Intel Architecture. To maximize performance of code using these...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Incorporate touch & sensor capabilities of Ultrabook™ into your software

    This guide provides developers with an overview of the Microsoft Windows 8 sensors application programming interfaces (APIs) for Desktop and Metro style applications, with a specific focus on the various sensor capabilities available in Windows 8 Desktop mode. This white paper summarizes the APIs that enable creating interactive applications by...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Learn to detect the sensors in Intel® Ultrabook™ devices

    The new generation of Ultrabook™, equipped with the 3rd Generation Intel® Core Processors, is a game changer. With a touch sensitive screen and a variety of sensors on-board, each Ultrabook is capable of much more than your standard laptop. This white paper outlines how you can detect each of the...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Pricing-Based Distributed Mobile Association for Heterogeneous Networks With Cooperative Relays

    Heterogeneous networks improve the spectrum efficiency and coverage of wireless communication networks by deploying low-power nodes on top of the conventional network nodes. In this paper, the authors consider a heterogeneous cellular network with multiple low-power Relay Nodes (RN) deployed in each cell using in-band wireless backhaul between the RN...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Multi-Layer Rate Splitting Scheme for Interference Mitigation in Tri-Sectored Wireless Networks

    In a multi-cell wireless network, cell-edge User Equipments (UEs) inevitably suffer from strong interference from adjacent cells which leads to the UE throughput decrease. Contrary to conventional interference mitigation techniques which treat the interference as noise, the authors propose to use a rate splitting based interference exploitation technique. A novel...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Fast SHA-256 Implementations on Intel Architecture Processors

    The paper describes a family of highly-optimized implementations of the Fast SHA-256 cryptographic hash algorithm, which provide industry leading performance on a range of Intel Processors for a single data buffer consisting of an arbitrary number of data blocks. The paper describes the overall design of the Fast SHA-256 software,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Can Traditional Programming Bridge the Ninja Performance Gap for Parallel Computing Applications?

    Current processor trends of integrating more cores with wider SIMD units, along with a deeper and complex memory hierarchy, have made it increasingly more challenging to extract performance from applications. It is believed by some that traditional approaches to programming do not apply to these modern processors and hence radical...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Design and Implementation of a Consolidated Middlebox Architecture

    Network deployments handle changing application, workload, and policy requirements via the deployment of specialized network appliances or \"Middleboxes\". Today, however, middlebox platforms are expensive and closed systems, with little or no hooks for extensibility. Furthermore, they are acquired from independent vendors and deployed as standalone devices with little cohesiveness in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Application of Rate Splitting Transmission Scheme for LTE-Advanced Systems

    In a multi-cell wireless network, an efficient interference mitigation technique is an inevitable part of the current state-of-the-art wireless system. As opposed to conventional interference mitigation techniques which treat the interference as noise, a multi-layer rate splitting scheme can be considered to improve the performance by decoding part of the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Designing Intel VPro Technology Capable OPS Display Panels

    An Intel vPro technology capable Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) module offers a collection of Intel technologies which comprise remote manageability, security and virtualization technology with the aim of enhancing robustness, usability and user experience of the system. Evolution of communication technology and innovation in computing technology has paved the path...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Implementing PXE Boot Using Intel BLDK for Intel Atom Processor Based Boards

    Intel provides an EFI-standard based Boot Loader Development Kit (BLDK) for various Intel Atom processors. This paper discusses how to modify the Intel BLDK code base to support network booting (PXE boot). The resulting BLDK image is programmed onto an Intel Atom Processor E6xx series with Intel platform controller hub...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Intel HD Graphics with Dynamic Frequency Technology

    This paper is to explain what Intel HD Graphics Dynamic Frequency Technology is and how it complements Intel Turbo Boost Technology. The paper will also explain how the user can interact with the technology to further enhance the computing experience. This integration of Central Processor Unit (CPU), memory controller and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Quantifying DNS Namespace Influence

    Name resolution using the Domain Name System (DNS) is integral to today's Internet. The resolution of a domain name is often dependent on namespace outside the control of the domain's owner. In this paper, the authors review the DNS protocol and several DNS server implementations. Based on their examination, they...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Intel QuickPath Architecture

    Through its rapid "Tick-tock" cadence for microprocessor innovation, Intel introduces a new micro architecture or a new process technology (that includes enhanced micro architecture features) nearly every year. The result is a cycle of industry-leading microprocessor performance. At the same time, the company also continuously looks for other ways to...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Technology: Your Roadmap to Small-Business Success

    In the past two decades, computers and the Internet have changed the world. People now communicate faster, more often, and in different ways. Likewise, businesses operate differently - processing and storing more information, reaching out to new markets, and managing operations more efficiently. The advent of technology has ensured that...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    2nd Generation Intel Core VPro Processor Family

    The 2nd generation Intel Core vPro processor family delivers visible benefits in intelligent security, greater manageability, and adaptable performance. Intelligent security is built in, with hardware-based features that can prevent malicious attacks, automatically isolate infected systems, and respond faster when a problem occurs. Authorized IT administrators can now remotely access,...

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  • Downloads // May 2015

    Get Intel INDE Professional Edition—Free

    Deliver high-performing, responsive applications fast with Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel INDE). Cross-architecture, cross-OS support: C++/Java tools for Android on ARM and Intel architecture, and Windows & OS X on Intel architecture. Get performance in less time: Code native applications, expose underlying architecture. IDE choice: Visual Studio,...

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  • Downloads // May 2015

    Cross-Platform Meets Native Performance

    Deliver high-performing, responsive applications fast with Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel INDE), a suite of tools, libraries, and IDE integration: Cross-architecture, cross-OS support: C++/Java tools for Android on ARM and Intel architecture, and Windows & OS X on Intel architecture. More performance, less time: Code native applications,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Finally, a Use for Componentized Transport Protocols

    This paper argues a new relevance for an old idea: Decomposing transport protocols into a set of resuable building blocks that can be recomposed in different ways depending on application requirements. The authors conjecture that point-to-point applications may well be adequately served by the existing suite of monolithic protocol implementations,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Proof Sketches: Verifiable In-Network Aggregation

    Recent work on distributed, in-network aggregation assumes a benign population of participants. Unfortunately, modern distributed systems are plagued by malicious participants. In this paper the authors present a first step towards verifiable yet efficient distributed, in-network aggregation in adversarial settings. They describe a general framework and threat model for the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Rethinking Database Algorithms for Phase Change Memory

    Phase Change Memory (PCM) is an emerging memory technology with many attractive features: it is non-volatile, byte-addressable, 2 - 4X denser than DRAM, and orders of magnitude better than NAND Flash in read latency, write latency, and write endurance. In the near future, PCM is expected to become a common...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Power-Aware I/O Virtualization

    Power consumption is one of the key concerns in modern computers within which I/O consumes a significant portion of power, from portable devices to servers. This concern has led to the development of various hardware and software techniques to improve the energy efficiency of I/O subsystems in the native platform....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Dynamic Migration of Computation Through Virtualization of the Mobile Platform

    Virtualization and live migration techniques have long been used in the enterprise server space and have been tuned to address data center usages. These capabilities are now expanding to personal computers including desktops and laptops and more recently into smaller mobile devices such as Netbooks and Mobile Internet Devices (MID)....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Smart Phones - Future Devices, Usages and Applications

    The authors are in the middle of a mobile computing revolution, perhaps as significant as the revolution in the 1980s which defined the personal computer. Today, smart phones are providing them with an unprecedented opportunity to innovate in terms of the platform design, its use, and the applications they expect...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Data Center Virtualization

    Steve Herrod, CTO & SVP, Research and Development, VMware talks about how Intel and VMware are delivering solutions that will help enable 100 percent virtualized data centers.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Virtualization Business Benefits

    Intel and VMware discuss the business benefits of virtualization including the increased utilization of hardware resources by having more virtual machines per single server. Reducing hardware costs and data center footprint, virtualization enables businesses to save in energy costs, while also increasing performance.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Collaborating on New Usage Models with Intel and VMware

    In this video, Intel and VMware discuss their continued collaboration to deliver the next generation of virtualization. Focused on providing increased virtualization performance, availability, and flexibility, Intel? Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel? VT FlexMigration) built into new into new Intel? micro architecture, is enabling IT to quickly allocate and move resources...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Discussing Virtualization Part 3: Intel's Role

    In the third video in a three-part series on server virtualization, Intel discusses our role in virtualization, addressing the benefits, issues, and technology considerations shared by Intel IT in part one and two of the series.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor-Based Server Refresh Savings Estimator

    This tool enables you to enter data about your existing server environment to evaluate the value and benefits of replacing aging servers with those based on Intel? Xeon? processors. Generating a full report in Microsoft Word* or PowerPoint*, you can create a simple analysis or full custom analysis as well...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series Overview

    The Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series is designed to support your most data-intensive and mission-critical applications with world-class, scalable performance while reducing your data center footprint and energy requirements.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Scalable Performance, Advanced Reliability

    The Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series delivers massively scalable performance, along with advanced reliability for data-demanding server requirements. With multi-processor support and hardware-assisted virtualization features, these processors enable migration from proprietary and RISC-based server, reducing your data center footprint. Supporting your most data-intensive and mission-critical applications, the Intel? Xeon? processor...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Reduce Downtime, Increase Productivity

    Enhanced Intel? Virtualization Technology (Intel? VT) for Directed I/O (Intel? VT-d) built into servers with the Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series delivers best-in-class performance for your mission-critical applications. Improving the performance and robustness of today's virtual machine solutions, Intel? VT-d helps reduce potential downtime while increasing productive throughput with better...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Optimizing Your Virtualized Data Center

    Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series delivers Intel? Virtualization Technology (Intel? VT) for Connectivity (Intel? VT-c), optimizing your virtualized data center by offloading network overhead tasks from the processor. Reducing processor utilization and I/O latency, these processors offer improved application responsiveness and near line rate throughput for 10GB Ethernet deployments.

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Flexible Migration: Highest Virtualization Performance

    Including the industry's highest virtualization performance, the Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series allows you the flexibility to migrate workloads to fewer servers, increasing utilization while saving energy. Designed with Intel? Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel? VT FlexMigration), these processors enable you to combine multiple generations into the same virtualized server pool,...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Flexible Data Center Virtualization

    Built specifically for virtualization, Intel? Xeon? 7500 series optimizes server productivity and efficiency and supports more virtual machines per server. Including up to 20:1 server consolidation ratios, these processors deliver the industry's highest virtualization performance, allowing you to run demanding applications with peak load responsiveness. And with reliability and scalability...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Intelligent Performance and Energy Efficiency.

    Servers with the Intel? Xeon? processor 7500 series deliver industry-leading performance on demand with Intel? Turbo Boost Technology, automatically shifting CPU and memory into the lowest available power state when peak performance isn't required.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Increasing Utilization Intelligently

    See how servers powered by Intel? Xeon? processor 5600 series enable you to combine servers from multiple generations into the same virtualized server pool to extend failover, load balancing, and disaster recovery capability.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 series processor

    Learn how the Intel? Xeon? processor 5600 series automatically regulates power consumption and intelligently adjusts server performance according to your application needs, maximizing both energy efficiency and performance.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Cloud Computing: How Client Devices Affect the User Experience

    The consumerizaton of IT, along with the growth of cloud computng, is driving Intel IT to support a compute continuum that - in additon to mobile business PCs - will include a broad spectrum of client devices in a variety of form factors. Empoyees will increasngly be able to access...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Intel Solid-State Drive Optimizer

    Today, when a user deletes a file from their system, the host only deletes a pointer in the OS file system. This action does not physically erase the data from the drive. While the deleted data no longer appears valid to the OS, it still appears valid to the drive...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Resource Availability in Enterprise Desktop Grids

    Desktop grids, which use the idle cycles of many desktop PC's, are currently the largest distributed systems in the world. Despite the popularity and success of many desktop grid projects, the heterogeneity and volatility of hosts within desktop grids has been poorly understood. Yet, host characterization is essential for accurate...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration Application Note

    Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) refers to a suite of hardware assists in Intel silicon (the Processors, Chipsets and Networking Devices) that make virtualization software simpler and robust and enable it to deliver better performance. Intel Virtualization Technology FlexMigration (Intel VT FlexMigration) is a part of Intel VT that allows...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Intel Cloud Builder Guide to Cloud Design and Deployement on Intel Xeon Processor-Based Platforms

    Cloud computing offers a path to greater scalability and lower costs for service providers, infrastructure hosting companies, and large enterprises. Establishing an infrastructure that can provide such capabilities requires experience. Intel has teamed up with leading cloud vendors through the Intel Cloud Builder program to help any customer design, deploy,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Bootstrapping a Distributed Computational Economy With Peer-to-Peer Bartering

    This paper presents an architecture for distributed computational economies based on peer-to-peer bartering. The architecture is based on the position that computational economies ought to be bootstrapped based on a layer of simple and robust resource exchange. The architecture is comprised of three pieces: Resource discovery, secure resource peering, and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Linux as a Hypervisor

    Virtual machines are a relatively new workload for Linux. As with other new types of applications, Linux support was somewhat lacking at first and improved over time. This paper describes the evolution of hypervisor support within the Linux kernel, the specific capabilities which make a difference to virtual machines, and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Evolution in Kernel Debugging Using Hardware Virtualization With Xen

    Xen's ability to run unmodified guests with the virtualization available in hardware opens new doors of possibilities in the kernel debugging. Now it's possible to debug the Linux kernel or any other PC operating system similar to debugging a user process in Linux. Since hardware virtualization in-processor enables Xen to...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Enabling Business Growth And Productivity With Online Solutions

    Working in close partnership with business stakeholders, Intel IT created several innovative online solutions that are helping to facilitate business growth and forge closer links with customers, business partners, and employees while increasing productivity and efficiency. Each of these online solutions uses Web-based technology to intelligently deliver custom information to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Usage of Virtualized GNU/Linux for Binary Testing Across Multiple Distributions

    In this paper, the authors will discuss how they created a test environment using a single high-end test host that implemented multiple test hosts. The test environment enabled the testing of software running on different Linux distributions with different kernel versions. This approach improved test automation, avoided capital expenditures and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Live Migration With Pass-Through Device for Linux VM

    Open source Linux virtualization, such as Xen and KVM, has made great progress recently, and has been a hot topic in Linux world for years. With virtualization support, the hypervisor de-privileges operating systems as guest operating systems and shares physical resources among guests, such as memory and the network device....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Hybrid-Virtualization-Enhanced Virtualization for Linux

    The authors propose hybrid-virtualization that combines paravirtualization and hardware-assisted virtualization. It can achieve equivalent or better performance than software-only para-virtualization, taking the full advantage of each technology. They implemented a hybrid-virtualization Linux with para-virtualization, which required much fewer modifications to Linux, and yet achieved equivalent or better performance than software-only...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    How Virtualization Makes Power Management Different

    Unlike when running a native OS, power management activity has different types in a virtualization world: virtual and real. A virtual activity is limited to a virtual machine and has no effect on real power. For example, virtual S3 sleep only puts the virtual machine into sleep state, while other...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Decreasing IT Support Costs for Digital Signage Ryarc's Remote Management Software Enhances System Repair and Query Capabilities

    The Ryarc faces the challenges to remote management solutions can't perform unless the digital signage system is powered on and in relatively good working condition - functioning CPU, Operating System (OS) and Hard Disk Drive (HDD). Developers at Ryarc asked themselves, "Is there a workaround, besides dispatching a technician, for...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Key Exchange With Anonymous Authentication Using DAA-SIGMA Protocol

    Anonymous digital signatures such as Direct Anonymous Attestation (DAA) and group signatures have been a fundamental building block for anonymous entity authentication. In this paper, the authors show how to incorporate DAA schemes into a key exchange protocol between two entities to achieve anonymous authentication and to derive a shared...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Multi-State Power Management of Communication Links

    The continuing speed increases of communication links at all levels from intra-server interconnects all the way to WAN results an increasing amount of network power consumption. Thus an effective, multi-level and multi-scale power management of communication links is increasingly important. In this paper the authors propose algorithms that can reduce...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Detection systems guard against network intrusion

    How do the different types of intrusion prevention system (IPS) work? Inline systems sit on the network like layer-two bridges, passing traffic along as they receive it. Host-based systems sit on the server, watching the traffic that it sends and receives. Both check packets for any suspicious activity, often using...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Storage is ending in tiers

    One basic rule of storage is don't keep items you need to access quickly in hard-to-get-at places: that's like keeping instant coffee in a safe. You suit the storage type to the type of item you want to store. One size does not fit all, and valuable data should not...

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