Cloudflare Opts for AMD Rome CPUs over Intel XEONs in Stack Overhaul

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A massive, public vote of assurance in AMD’s new CPUs

Cloudflare has opted for AMD’s marquee new AMD EPYC 7642 processors over the Intel chips that have beforehand driven its compute-intense infrastructure — which serves on typical 11 million HTTP requests for every second.

The announcement by San Francisco-dependent Cloudflare, which gives DNS resolution, written content supply and security equipment, is a main fillip for AMD, which has been creating progressively bigger inroads on Intel’s dominance.

Cloudflare has beforehand run its infrastructure on Intel chips: from Xeon E5-2630 v3s in 2015 by to Xeon Platinum 6162 in its “Gen 9” 2018 stack. (The new AMD CPUs will be included to present server generations, it mentioned).

With Cloudflare managing infrastructure in 200 towns throughout over 90 nations, it’s a sweeping vote of assurance in AMD’s overall performance. The shift follows head-to-head testing by the company of the CPUs,

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