Microsoft increases compute power cores for Azure SQL databases
Microsoft released new Azure SQL database configurations with more compute power cores and higher processing rates. The cores are based on the latest Intel and AMD processor generations.
The tech giant recently released a preview of its new Azure SQL database configurations and elastic pools. D... Read more
AWS introduces Arm-based Graviton3E chip for HPC workloads
AWS unveiled a new entry to its Graviton processor series. The Arm-based Graviton3E is designed for high-performance workloads.
When compared to its predecessor, the processor offers up to 25 percent more general compute performance, 200 percent more floating-point performance and 200 percent mo... Read more
Google Cloud introduces Intel E2000 IPU-based cloud instances
Google Cloud launched a series of cloud instances based on Intel E2000 infrastructure processing units (IPUs). The instances are designed for high-performance workloads such as AI applications.
The new C3 instance series is a successor to Google Cloud's existing C2 instance series. The new insta... Read more
AWS launches EC2 R6a instances with AMD Milan and 1.5TB memory
AWS EC2 R6a instances are now available. AWS designed the instances for memory-intensive apps, including databases and big data analytics. According to AWS, the instances are up to 35 percent more cost-effective than R5a, the previous generation.
The instances run on third-gen AMD EPYC processor... Read more
Amazon EC2 M1 Mac instances are now available
Amazon EC2 M1 Mac instances allow customers to run Mac mini desktop computers through an Amazon EC2 instance, providing a basis for Mac workloads in the public cloud.
The Mac mini desktop instances are based on M1 processors and behave like any other Amazon EC2 instance, supporting various publ... Read more
AWS RDS database service supports Graviton2 instances
AWS released a preview of its AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) that supports its own ARM-based Graviton2 database instances.
The support should make various cloud-based database services cheaper to use than the standard x86-based database servers.
The AWS RDS service helps companies with... Read more