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FEATURES

HIGH-SPEED DESIGN
What Can Decision Feedback Equalization (DFE) Do for You?

Decision feedback equalization (DFE) has been around for some time in the SerDes world. Now it’s working its way into the world of DDR, where DDR5 is slated to incorporate DFE in DRAMs. What is DFE, and how does it work?
by Nitin Bhagwath

INEMI ROADMAP
The Diversity of High-End Systems

In this, the first of an occasional series highlighting the 2017 iNEMI Roadmap, the authors look at the primary segments of high-end systems – computing, networking and storage – and discuss the trends in bandwidth demands, power constraints, thermal requirements and environmental situations.
by Dale Becker

TEARDOWNS
IBM HS22V Blade Server Teardown

Going inside the popular high-density, high-performance server line, which features expandable processing and memory options.
by Mike Buetow

 

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