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ALSO CALLED: SOI, SOI Chips, Silicon-on-Insulator, SOI Microprocessors
DEFINITION: SOI is also an abbreviation for service-oriented integration.Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) is a semiconductor fabricationtechnique developed by IBM that uses pure crystal silicon and silicon oxide for integrated circuits (ICs) and microchips. An SOI microchip processing speed is often 30% faster than today's complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)-based chips and power consumption is reduced 80%,  … 
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What's New with Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this in-depth resource to find out what you need to know about the next generation servers and how you can successfully transition to this latest technology.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

Two Billion Entry Directory Benchmark
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This benchmark evaluates Oracle Internet Directory performance under scales and throughput rates representative of those encountered in production use in both the communications industry and as part of large scale delivery architectures.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Oracle Corporation

Unlocking the Full Power of Massive Parallelism: Solving the Network Bottleneck in MPP Databases
sponsored by Aster Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the technical limitations inherent in the architecture of traditional databases and other MPP (massive parallel processing) alternatives.
Posted: 09 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Dec 2008

Aster Data Systems

Using Virtualization and Digital Control Technologies to Increase Data Center Operating Efficiency
sponsored by Liebert Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on tools that are being developed to balance work load in the data center to improve thermal management.
Posted: 20 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Liebert Corporation

Virtualization in Education
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how virtualization technology can help connect educators and students to applications and information from almost any device.
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM Line of Business

Virtualization Overview
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains an approach to virtualization software that relies on the host operating system to provide the service to talk directly to the underlying hardware.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge

Virtualizing the Client PC: A Proof of Concept
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper Intel IT explores a proof of concept study that examined the viability of abstracting the client operating system from the hardware platform using virtualization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about WebSphere DataPower Integration Blade XI50B, a specialized, high-performance hardware appliance that can empower you t improve competitiveness by helping to strengthen business connectivity with partners and customers, and between internal organizations, add specialized connectivity, integration and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

IBM

Why Linux Virtualization is Ready for Prime Time
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of virtualizing Linux workloads. This resource examines the historical concerns about Linux virtualization and outlines how enterprises can safely make this transition.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Red Hat and HP
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SILICON ON INSULATOR DEFINITION (continued): …  which makes them ideal for mobile devices. SOI chips also reduce the soft error rate, which is data corruption caused by cosmic rays and natural radioactive background signals.A CMOS-based chip has impurities added to it, a process called "doping", that allows the chip to store an electrical charge called capacitance. In order to control the electrical currents needed, the capacitance must be discharged and recharged, which takes time and causes the transistors on the chip to heat up. This production of heat limits the speed at which microchips can operate. For this reason, microchips have poor … 
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