processor architecture

Apple’s A5 chip made in Austin

December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Although I think it might have been designed here too. The A5 processor – the brain in the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 – is now made in a sprawling 1.6 million square [...]

Processor architecture

September 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bill Gates and Paul Allen as infants I wish that processor architecture was not so committed to a obsolete model of software. For example, it has become clear over the last [...]

Virtualization versus Physicalization

April 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Data on the overhead of virtualization is hard to come by. Rackable proposes an interesting alternative that they call physicalization. I wonder whether the CPU is the most [...]