back to article Ancient Arm server outfit Kaleao resprouts as Bamboo with CPU offload plan and electricity-saving power play

Arm server vendor Kaleao, which The Register covered way back in 2016, has re-emerged with a new name – Bamboo – and what it reckons is a fresh approach to building servers. The company will target microservices with its new B1008N units, a 1U chassis capable of holding one or two blades each packing four servers. Each blade …

  1. Bronek Kozicki Silver badge

    This is mildly interesting

    I do like ARM servers, but Cortex A72 is "bare" Armv8 ISA, without atomic instructions which are rather useful on multi-core servers. Please wake me up again when they release new hardware with something like Ampere Altra.

  2. HildyJ Silver badge
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    The thing that gives me hope

    Just to hear a CEO admit that "we don't know what we don't know" is refreshing. If they can keep that in mind throughout development, they might have a chance.

    Too many people are moving to the cloud willy-nilly while ignoring the benefits of small servers and most server companies are focusing on the cloud market.

    Now they just need to make a data management acronym which translates to eucalyptus.

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