• Google announces EPYC-based Tau virtual machines for Cloud

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Google this morning announced the launch of Tau, a new family of virtual machines built on AMD's third-gen EPYC processor. According to the company, the new x86-compatible system offers a 42% price-performance boost over standard VMs. Google notably first started utilizing AMD EPYC processors for Cloud back in 2017 , while Amazon Cloud's offerings date back to 2018.
    Google claims the Tau family “leapfrogs” existing cloud VMs. The systems come in a variety of configurations, ranging up to 60vCPUs per VM, and 4GB of memory per vCPU. Networking bandwidth goes up to 32 Gbps, and they can be...
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  • Google Cloud partners with AMD for 'Tau' virtual machines for scale-out workloads

    Google Cloud partners with AMD for 'Tau' virtual machines for scale-out workloads

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    Google emphasizes being able to speed Web applications without having to port code to the ARM instruction set.
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