Sources: Microsoft to use chips from Xilinx for more than half of the co-processors used on Azure servers, which previously used Intel chips exclusively (Ian King/Bloomberg)

Ian King / Bloomberg:
Sources: Microsoft to use chips from Xilinx for more than half of the co-processors used on Azure servers, which previously used Intel chips exclusively  —  - Programable chips used to speed up servers in data centers  — Once niche semiconductor finding a broader set of uses



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