Of course Microsoft loves this
Why not when they can charge per core for windows licenses????
Oh, don't forget all those lovely CALS that they'll sell as well.
Broadcom's axed Arm server processor project today rose from the grave – as Cavium's 64-bit 32-core two-socket Armv8-A ThunderX2 chip. Back in 2013, Broadcom announced it was working on Vulcan, a multi-core 3GHz Arm-compatible 64-bit server-grade system-on-chip. By 2016, that ambitious project was quietly dismantled. Broadcom …
Or does anybody else think it's odd that MIPS, which started out in big-iron has worked its way down to cheap embedded and learner toys (unless you are Chinese and gunning for Top500 slots), while Arm, which started out in learner toys and cheap embedded is now moving into servers?
What's next, Windows Phone in a watch with shrunk Itanium? (Wow! Spell-check in this box does not recognize that word. How the mighty have fallen)
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