I know I have not talked much about our x4 architecture and how important it is lately. Wonder what number comes after 4 and when will I talk about that?
From the archives...
In 1998, recognizing that x86 servers were no longer mere commodities and needed many of the same reliability, serviceability, availability, and performance attributes as mainframes and other advanced servers, IBM® introduced x86 servers designed with the IBM X- Architecture® blueprint. This game-changing design philosophy incorporated x86 industry firsts such as ChipkillTM memory protection, light path diagnostics and Predictive Failure Analysis®, and helped elevate x86 servers from their previously limited roles to their present status as mission- critical, mainstream enterprise servers. The competition has been playing catch-up ever since. Read more Link to PDF with more info.
Hoping and waiting for the sequel. Wonder if it will be called x5 or x10 or maybe even Wolverine?