Network chips not keeping pace
Rick Merritt, EETimes
10/23/2014 02:30 PM EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Microsoft is exploring the possibility of putting an FPGA on every server in its datacenters. It’s only a rough concept right now, but it could ease a very real pain point on the horizon.
The company runs more than a million servers, and it sees a network bottleneck coming sometime in the next three years, Kushagra Vaid, vice president of sever engineering at Microsoft, said in a keynote at the Linley Tech Processor Conference here.
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