Microsoft Catapults geriatric Moore's Law from CERTAIN DEATH

  • 16 June 2014
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By Jack Clark, 16 Jun 2014
 
Microsoft has found a way to massively increase the compute capabilities of its data centers, despite the fact that Moore's Law is wheezing towards its inevitable demise.
In a paper to be presented this week at the International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), titled A Reconfigurable Fabric for Accelerating Large-Scale Datacenter Services, a troupe of top Microsoft Research boffins explain how the company has dealt with the slowdown in single-core clock-rate improvements that has occurred over the past decade.
 
The Register/full read here/ http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/16/microsoft_catapult_fpgas/
 

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