Category Archives: Baidu

INNOVATION AT BAIDU’S CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTERS

Innovation at Baidu’s cloud computing data centersBaidu, the largest Chinese search engine, is pushing the boundary of data center design with its cloud computing data centers. By integrating new hardware technologies including ARM-based servers, custom-designed all-in-one racks, 10Gb top-of-rack (TOR) switches and self-designed Solid State Disks (SSD), Baidu is boosting the performance of its cloud computing data centers. And it says it expects such efforts will lay the foundations for the technology benchmark for China’s internet data centers (IDC) of the future.

http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/focus/archive/2013/03/innovation-baidu%E2%80%99s-cloud-computing-data-centers&u=2911

Baidu Is Helping Disrupt the Server Market

Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), often referred to as the Google of China, has adopted new, low-power servers from Marvell Technologies (NASDAQ: MRVL). A large tech company adopting low-power servers isn’t typically news, but in this case it’s certainly news for the chip sector. Baidu’s new servers are built around ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH) chip designs, a key shift in server design. ARM dominates the smartphone chip market, providing the designs found in the majority of mobile devices, and now has eyes on the server market.

http://beta.fool.com/tigeranalyst/2013/02/25/baidu-helping-disrupt-server-market/25408/