|03/19/06 Google struggles with AMD problems - the inquirer
"The problem is that the software is not all there yet, described by one insider as 'not ready for production' and 'chock full of bugs'. The time for fixes is supposedly now past, and the rollout will now begin"
03/12/06 Supermicro Jumps Onto AMD Bandwagon, Ships to Google - DailyTech
" Four HE dual core Opterons can fit in Supermicro's 1U server, meaning your standard 42U rack could hold 336 Opteron cores at once. The motherboard uses an nForce4 Pro 2200 Northbridge and the AMD 8132 PCI-X controller."
03/04/06 Google goes gaga for Opteron - The Register
"Mark Edelstone at Morgan Stanley has Google shifting into Opteron or bust mode. The server hungry ad broker, like many, has turned to AMD's speedy 64-bit chip for performance and power saving gains, he said in a research report. If true, such a shift away from Intel's Xeon would be a huge boost for AMD and the server vendor or vendors Google has picked."
01/27/06 AMD and Google are planning something - the inquirer
"Keep an eye out for cars, or 747s, going back and forth between the respective HQs, there is a bunch of work going on. My bets are on 1) Search accelerators 2) HT backplanes of a large scale 3) Power power power. Anyone know for sure? Is it a giant crane interface to the robotic bathroom via 64-bit x86 extensions?"
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