Poulson, Intel's new Itanium chip, will be launched later this year

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http://www.linuxandlife.com – The next-generation Itanium chip for Unix and Linux dedicated servers, code-named Poulson will be launched later this year, according to Intel. It will succeed the current Itanium chip code-named Tukwila, which was released in 2009 after many delays. The chip is used in fault-tolerant servers that typically run high-end applications. "We're on track for the launch of Poulson later this year," said Diane Bryant, vice president and general manager of the Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, during an interview at the Intel Developer Forum being held in San Francisco. Intel is also d (Distributions)