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Cloudflare Cloudflare Outlines Gen X servers - AMD EPYC 7642 based

Discussion in 'Domains, DNS, Email & SSL Certificates' started by eva2000, Feb 24, 2020.

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    Cloudflare blog has outlined their new Gen X servers powered by AMD EPYC 7642 zen2 Rome based cpus which have 48 physical cpu cores + 48 virtual cpu cores to total 96 cpu threads Cloudflare’s Gen X: Servers for an Accelerated Future :cool:

    with subsequent blog posts to come outlining the performance of their AMD EPYC 7642 Gen X servers
    Phoronix folks also benchmarked AMD EPYC 7642 recently too AMD EPYC 7642 Benchmarks: The Rome 48 Core CPU That Easily Takes On Intel's Xeon Platinum 8280 Review - Phoronix :)

     
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    New Cloudflare blog post at An EPYC trip to Rome: AMD is Cloudflare's 10th-generation Edge server CPU
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    3rd Cloudflare blog article Impact of Cache Locality

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    Then they looked at several generations of their servers

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    Cloudflare blog post #5 Securing Memory at EPYC Scale :)

     
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    Cloudflare blog post #6 Technical Details of Why Cloudflare Chose AMD EPYC for Gen X Servers which is just a summary of the previous 5 blog posts