For at least four years now, Arm has been pushing its efforts to be a big part of the modern day server, the modern day data center, and in the cloud as a true enterprise player. Arm cores are found in plenty of places in the server world, with big deployments for its smartphone focused Cortex core family in big chips. However, over that same time period, we have been requesting a high-performance core, to compete in single threaded workloads with x86. That core is Ares, which we assume is due out in 2019, and while Arm hasn’t officially lifted the lid on the details yet, Huawei has already announced it has hardware with Ares cores at its center.
Among of the first announcements coming out of Arm’s TechCon convention in San Jose, is the unveiling of Arm’s new infrastructure branding and a sneak peek at the product...5 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/16/2018