InterOil: Antelope-4 well re-entered

first_imgInterOil Corporation said that the PRL-15 joint venture has started drilling a side-track well at the Antelope-4 site, as part of its appraisal campaign on the Elk–Antelope gas field in Papua New Guinea.The Antelope-4 appraisal had been suspended in May 2015 at a true vertical depth sub-sea of 2,056 meters, approximately 158 meters above the field gas water contact, the company said in a statement.Well operations, which resumed on August 13, 2015, included the on-site preparation and testing of well-head equipment. Subsequently the operator, Total E&P PNG obtained approval from the PNG Department of Energy to re-enter the well.The side-track was initiated at a measured depth of 862 meters. As at 15:30 (PNG time) the side-track well was drilling ahead at a depth of 895 meters.last_img read more

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Ohio State Back and Forth Getting Set for Indiana

first_imgNEO Sports Insiders’ OSU reporters Spencer Davies & Jeff Seemann share their thoughts on Saturday’s Ohio State matchup with Indiana. Jeff: Indiana has given the Buckeyes problems in recent years, but Ohio State has still dominated the series.  Is there any reason to fear the Hoosiers on Saturday?Spencer: There are always reasons to be a little nervous entering conference play as it is, and the fact that it’s Kevin Wilson’s undefeated Indiana Hoosiers on their home turf makes it even tougher.Through four games, they’ve already matched their win total from last year. It’s a high-powered offense led by running back Jordan Howard, who leads the NCAA in rushing with 645 yards on the season already. And with Ohio State’s defense allowing 122 yards per game on the ground, Howard could keep his pace.Indiana’s quarterback is no slouch either. In his senior year, Nate Sudfeld has impressed. He’s thrown seven touchdowns and only one pick on 61 percent completion. His main target is Ricky Jones, who’s caught three of those TD’s.It’s a confident team that’s definitely got a shot of upsetting a Buckeye team still trying to find its bearings.Spencer: Cardale Jones was solid in the first half of last week’s game against the Broncos, but he fell off a little in the second half. Which Cardale will we see this week?Jeff: Considering the Hoosiers’ defense is struggling, I would hope the good Cardale returns to us. If he can avoid the turnovers, he has an opportunity to dominate.Indiana is allowing 32 points per game on a fairly weak schedule, but that’s not what should scare Hoosier fans heading into the Ohio State game.  The fact that they are allowing 360 yards per game through the air should terrify them.  Add in another 140 yards per game on the ground, and you’re looking at a team that might put 700 yards on the board.Cardale’s biggest problem has been tough to decipher, but if the offensive line opens up holes like they should, we’ll see a return to the glory days of Cardale.  The guy is a beast when he’s bowling over defenders on his way to 15-yard carries.  Expect to see a lot of Ezekiel Elliott, too.  That should weaken the porous defense up for big things.Jeff: The defense struggled at times last week….kind of a “bend but don’t break” scheme for the Western Michigan game.  The Hoosier offense is better than WMU, so what can the Buckeyes do to get back to the powerful defense we saw in the early stages of the season?Spencer: It starts up front. The battle in the trenches has to be won, and with the Buckeyes talent on that defensive line, I don’t see why they can’t do that.It’s only been three games for him this year, but we have yet to see Joey Bosa play like the true impact player he was last season. Adolphus Washington and Tommy Schutt need to follow suit as well. If the Buckeyes can do that, they’ll be able to stop the run. In that case, the game would ultimately be decided through the air, which–with the Ohio State secondary–would be the best case scenario for Luke Fickell and Chris Ash.Spencer: After last week’s 38-12 win over Western Michigan–especially after the scare against Northern Illinois–how do you feel about the Buckeyes entering conference play?Jeff: I’m not scared or worried just yet….titles are not won in September, despite the multitude of “Ohio State is in trouble” articles pounding us daily.  Last year, we were written off as dead by this time, and we all know how that season ended.  Urban Meyer has always been great at getting his teams to peak at the right time, and I expect the same this year.That being said, I am not happy with what I have seen over the past three games.  I expect more, but I know we’ll get it.  But I am very grateful that we’re not playing the Big Ten schedule of 2012 when we opened up with Michigan State.  I think we’d be facing a loss if we had a tougher early schedule during Big Ten season.However, in order for me to get back on the happy side, I need to see improvements ASAP.  Zeke busting out for 150 yards would be a good start.  So would a big day from either Cardale or Braxton Miller.I’m not worried yet, but ask me that question again in three weeks, and we’ll see how I feel at that time.Jeff: It’s prediction time….and I haven’t been very good at this, aside from the W/L column. I’m confident in the offense, worried about the defense.  Going to go with an Ohio State win, 50-28. Barely covering the spread.Whaddya got?Spencer: Give me the Buckeyes, 38-27. It’s going to be close in the first three quarters, but then as usual Ohio State will finally start handing the ball off to Elliot and all will be fine. Related TopicsBuckeyesIndianaOhio State A graduate of the University of Akron, Spencer Davies has amassed multiple years of experience as a freelance journalist, as well as sports talk radio. Currently, he contributes to the Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com as a part-time beat reporter for the Akron RubberDucks, a Cleveland Indians minor league affiliate. He also writes for Indians Baseball Insider on SCOUT.com, and his works have been published on FOXSportsOhio.com and FanSided.center_img Spencer Davieslast_img read more

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All Ireland Young Show Person at Dunmanway Agricultural Show

first_img All Ireland Young Show Person at Dunmanway Agricultural Show The All Ireland Young Show Person Championship took place at Dunmanway Agricultural Show in County Cork on Sunday 3rd of July, renowned as one of the highlights on the showing circuit each summer.The class was open to persons 16 years and over who had not attained their 24th birthday on the day of the final, showing a horse or pony (over 148cm) of any breed in hand, provided that they are registered in an approved studbook. The animals shown must have be bred or owned by the competitor or their relative. The competition was judged by Rebecca Monahan under the criteria of demonstrating understanding of safety when handling and showing horses, skill in showing their animal in hand (walk, trot up, stand for conformation) and the overall impression, sportsmanship and courtesy, including appropriate attire and turnout.Well known pony exhibitor Aidan Williamson took the championship title with Hollycreek Sir Bradley (ISH) by Floating Clover (ISH) out of Your My Star (ISH), bred by Denis McCarthy and owned by Josephine O’Driscoll. He was presented with the Eleanor Moore Trophy and €500 by judge Rebecca Monahan and Paddy McCarthy representing Horse Sport Ireland.Reserve champion in this class was Sam Kingston with Carrigbawn Joy (RID) by Fast Silver (ID) out of Carrigbawn Doll (RID), bred and owned by Jim Kingston.This class was sponsored by Horse Sport Ireland under the 2016 Breeding Grant. The Dunmanway agricultural show was one of 24 applicants awarded funding following an evaluation of applications by the Breeding Grant Evaluation Committee. 3 July 2016, 12:25 Home  »  Breeding News  »  All Ireland Young Show Person at Dunmanway Agricultural Show Reserve Champion and Champion in the All Ireland Young Show Person class.Champion – Hollycreek Sir Bradley (ISH) by Floating Clover (ISH) out of Your My Star (ISH). Breeder: Denis McCarthy. Owner: Josephine O’Driscoll. Handler: Aidan Williamson.Reserve – Carrigbawn Joy (RID) by Fast Silver (ID) out of Carrigbawn Doll (RID). Breeder: Jim Kingston. Owner: Jim Kingston. Handler: Sam Kingston.From left to right: Sam Kingston (reserve champion), Paddy McCarthy (Horse Sport Ireland) and Aidan Williamson (champion). Tags: From left to right: Paddy McCarthy (Horse Sport Ireland), Rebecca Monahan (judge) and Aidan Williamson (champion).last_img read more

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4Cs protest: round two

first_imgBy Jessica Anstice Volunteers again made their voices heard regarding the closure of Pakenham charity 4Cs. The second peaceful protest saw a handful…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Too late to turn back for KIJHL?

first_imgStats show more than 40 players in the KIJHL originate from Kelowna Minor Hockey.“We’re not going to be able to recruit all of those players, but I believe with our franchise now in Kelowna, we’ll put a major dent in that number, for sure,” said Andrusiak, who has two former Nelson Leafs on the roster, son Landon and winger Dane Rupert.Both younger Andrusiak and Rupert are happy to be able to play before the 300-400 plus family and friends that attend games at the Rutland Arena.”I really like playing at home, so for me it was the right move,” Rupert said.”It’s a good feeling to play at home . . . now I’m going to university and to play in front of family and friends is definitely pretty special,”  said Landon Andrusiak.The Chiefs also bolsters the Okanagan invasion in the KIJHL.The league has gone from a few teams to two divisions of four. That number grows when Chase is welcomed back to the league following a one-year hiatus.Which begs the question, will there be two junior B leagues in the B.C. Interior in the not too distant future?“I hope not, but reading between the lines I think that’s where (KIJHL) is going,” Andrusiak confessed. “You’d lose the characteristics of this league if (Kootenay and Okanagan teams) only played each other in the playoffs.But economically that’s the push coming from out end of the league,” added Andrusiak, hoping the KI never loses its identity and ability for smaller communities to ice teams that can compete.“It’s very expensive to bring a team over here for two of three games and the dollar is probably going to win out in that argument.”Which makes you wonder why the KIJHL ever expanded into the big markets after all.Only time will tell.NOTES: The Kelowna Rockets have made a history of finding players in the KIJHL. Those players who have made their mark with WHL franchise, but started in the KI, include Chuck Kobasew (Osoyoos 1998-99), Shea Webber (Sicamous 2001-02), Clayton Bauer (Sicamous 2003-03), Justin Keller (Summerland 2002-03) and James McEwan (Castlegar 2003-04)[email protected] By Bruce FuhrThe Nelson Daily SportsIt a decision the movers and shakers at Kootenay International Junior Hockey League headquarters said would not happen, move into a larger markets like Kamloops or Kelowna.But in 2006 Osoyoos was granted a move to Spoolmak Country and in the spring of 2010, there was the KIJHL announcing the Chase Chiefs were moving south to the red-hot hockey market of Kelowna for the 2010-11 campaign.Nine months later the mighty Chiefs are cruising along in second spot in the Okanagan Division of the Okanagan/Shuswap Conference.The team has made peace with the WHL Rockets — who held the junior hockey rights in the Central Okanagan City — and have quietly made an impact during season one.“That was the rumour mill at its finest,” Ken Andrusiak, head coach of the Chiefs told The Nelson Daily prior to last week’s game against Nelson at the NDCC Arena. “We started the process of getting a franchise in Kelowna about a year ago and have always had the Rockets on side.”“We had to get the City, we had to get the rink and we had to get KIJHL on side, so we had bigger fish to fry than the Rockets,” Andrusiak added. “So we never had a problem with them one way or another.”Fact is the Rockets are glad to have the Chiefs in town. The junior B league allows the WHL power to groom its two 16-year-olds in preparation for a spot on the Tier I squad.As for the rest of the roster, Andrusiak had more than enough players to choose from.“In the first year at least half of our team came with the team,” Andrusiak explained. “We had to take some of the players from the Chase franchise and mix them in with local players from Kelowna.”“As for the future, there is an abundance of local players . . . we have six right now on our team,” he added.That number should grow next year and the season after. However, the Chiefs gain is a loss for many of the other teams in the league.Nelson, for one, has used Kelowna players to fill out the majority of its roster for the past few seasons.last_img read more

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Olympic Games To Take Place From July 23rd to August 8th 2021

first_imgA Statement from Team Ireland in the last hour welcomed the announcement saying that The confirmation of a date provided clarity for the Olympic Federation of Ireland who can begin work on the addressing the operational adjustments that need to take place following this reschedule. Speaking today, Chef de Mission for Team Ireland in Tokyo, Tricia Heberle welcomed the clarification of a date,“Now the athletes have a start date for the Games, they can work with their Performance Directors and coaches to start mapping out preparations. Importantly for athletes and sport, the next information we need clarity on are any changes to qualification and the rescheduling of qualification events. This will take some time, so in the short term the focus remains the same, stay healthy and safe over the coming months.“The priority now is for everyone to following the government guidelines to protect Ireland and the rest of the world against further spread of this virus. A July 2021 start means that we have plenty of time to reactivate preparatory plans and for athletes currently in modified training or on a break of sorts, this period of time can still allow some positive impact on performance.“If we are smart, this enforced break can make Team Ireland even better.”For the full IOC statement CLICK HEREprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email It has been announced in the last hour that the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games will be held from the 23rd July 2021 and will rununtil the 8th August 2021. This announcement was made following anIOC Executive Board meeting today. The Opening Ceremony of the XXXII OlympicGames had been scheduled for the 24 July this year and were forced to bepostponed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The delay of one year wasagreed by the board following discussions with the Tokyo 2020 organisingcommittee and the International Federations.last_img read more

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Initiative to help young entrepreneurs

first_imgAccording to statistics, an estimated 73% of South Africa’s youth, who make up 42% of the country’s population, are unemployed – a reality that needs to be addressed if the country is to effectively eradicate poverty, he said. This is especially the case with for young people in rural and peri-urban areas, as well as young people with disabilities. “The NYDA recognises that it cannot do this alone. South Africa is what it is today because of the power of partnerships and what they can achieve,” said Ngubeni. “We want to partner with the public and private sector and South Africans in general to make the Ithubalentsha Micro Enterprise Programme effective.” The programme seeks to address this through five key areas: identification and technical training, entrepreneurship training, micro-enterprise finance, business mentorship and business opportunities and market linkages. In addition, an appeal is being made to public and private organisations to avail business opportunities such as procurement, retail and distribution, acquisition of equity stakes and others. Call for volunteers While the programme is aimed at young aspirant and established South African entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35, preferences will be given to young people in rural and peri-urban areas and to those living with disabilities. 29 February 2012 “We believe that the Ithubalentsha Programme will go a long way in creating direct and sustainable employment for young people thereby alleviating the scourge of youth unemployment, which is a major concern to the NYDA.” “What the programme aims to achieve is to give young entrepreneurs the exposure that they need to succeed by facilitating access to mentors and business opportunities in both public and private sectors, while also empowering them with the relevant skills and start-up loans ranging from R1 000 to R100 000,” explained NYDA chief executive Steven Ngubeni in a statement last week.center_img The agency is calling on South Africans experienced in the areas of leadership, management and business to volunteer to be mentors. According to the agency, young entrepreneurs face several barriers including lack of finance to start or expand their businesses, inadequate mentorship and business opportunities, and lack of business management and other appropriate skills. Among those who have come onboard are successful NYDA and Ithubalentsha ambassadors: Rita Zwane, owner of Imbizo Buy & Braai (popularly known as Busy Corner), author and activist for people with disabilities, Nenio Mbazima, and Zibusiso Mkhwanazi, CEO of South African digital marketing agency, KrazyBoyz Digital. For more information about Ithubalentsha Micro-Enterprise Programme and how to get involved, potential mentors and young entrepreneurs can visit the NYDA website at www.nyda.gov.za or e-mail [email protected] South Africa’s National Youth Development Agency has launched the Ithubalentsha Micro Enterprise Programme, which will provide young aspirant and established entrepreneurs with training, mentorship, micro-enterprise finance, market linkages and access to business opportunities. It says all these factors combined often become entry barriers to business or result in a high failure rate among start-up businesses initiated by young entrepreneurs. Focus is on experienced entrepreneurs, business consultants, middle or senior managers, retired professionals, and life/business coaches. SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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idAuth: Proposed Push Identity-Data Relationship Standard

first_imgTags:#Lifestreaming#Product Reviews#web josh catone 1 Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…center_img Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… How can people be sure that a blog comment left by “Bill Gates” is from the real Bill Gates? How does your lifestream aggregator know? Web developer Kyle Brady, creator of lifestream aggregator OneSwirl, has proposed a system he calls idAuth that he thinks addresses this issue. idAuth is a “push” system for data that can be linked to a specific identity. Theoretically, it would allow lifestream aggregators to collect data from across the web without the need for RSS/Atom feeds, and verify the validity of the id of the data owner.There are two parts to idAuth: the part that verifies your identity, and the part that pushes anything you create once you’ve been verified back to your lifestream aggregation service. The spec would have to be supported on both ends (i.e., there would need to be support for idAuth on both the site or service you are creating new data, and by your lifestream aggregator).It works something like this: Let’s assume your lifestream aggregator supports idAuth. From within your aggregator, you specific a unique identifier that you’ll use around the web (such as OpenID or email address — it is important to note that while idAuth has low-level support for identity systems such as OpenID, it is using them only as an identifier, not for authentication). You’ll also specify some keys for use, such as “blog comments” or “readwriteweb.com blog comments” or “photos.” These details are then set in a cookie.When I add data to a service — which would also support idAuth — it searches for an idAuth cookie and then looks for an appropriate key. For example, ReadWriteWeb would search for a “readwriteweb.com” key or a “blog comments” key, Flickr might search for a “photos” key. Once it finds the right key, it packages the data you’ve entered and pushes it back to your lifestream aggregator (whose information is included in the idAuth cookie) in XML format, which the aggregator compares to your cookie to make sure the keys match and the data is valid. You can think of this as something akin to the trackbacks that blogs use to notify one another of links, with a layer of identity verification.It might seem that something like idAuth wouldn’t be necessary for Flickr — whose stream you verified as yours when you added it to your aggregator — but the idea here is that your lifestream aggregation service can collect data you create from anywhere on the web and verify that it was indeed you that created it. And you don’t have to add a million feeds into your aggregator (nor do they have to bake in support for a million different services), to get it done. That would be supremely useful for something like blog comments, which are very fragmented.Brady hopes that moving forward he can gain the support of some current lifestream aggregators, then start creating libraries for popular languages and plugins for popular blog clients. His entire proposal, which goes much more into depth about the technical specifics than this post, can be downloaded on his blog in PDF, Word, and OpenOffice formats. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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How To Slash Your Burn Rate In 2016

first_imgTags:#Guest Posts#spending#startups#yec How OKR’s Completely Transformed Our Culture scott gerber Related Posts Top 25 Black Friday Deals for Techies in 2019center_img Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council.Cutting out unnecessary spending is always a good idea, whether you’re running a profitable business or trying to lengthen your runway at a startup. But how do you decide what is necessary and what is waste as you examine your business expenditures?To help you figure it out, I polled 12 entrepreneurs from YEC on how they’ve applied leaner thinking to less-obvious areas of their businesses. Their best answers are below. Look Into Other Options for EverythingAsk yourself a few questions. Would one higher-paid employee be more effective than two adequate employees? Would an electronic project management list eliminate daunting progress-report meetings? Are full-time employees as effective as outside specialized consultants? Look into other options for everything. —Brooke Bergman, Allied Business NetworkRemember That Fees Can Kill YouWe’ve been working with a credit-card processor since we started. When I ended up looking at what they were charging, I felt I could get something better. I searched around and found two different processors who are currently getting me almost half a percent lower than I was getting. Talk about saving money! This is something we changed without cutting staff, making cutbacks or changing anything in our business. It’s saving us thousands each month. If you haven’t looked into what fees you’re paying and shopped around, stop what you’re doing now and start saving money. —Peter Daisyme, HostingTell Your Team What You’re DoingTell your team, “Hey, we’re doing just fine—we’re not in trouble or anything—but I think we’re spending a lot more money than we should.” Then ask them for their help in making the company more frugal, even in the small purchasing decisions. We did this recently and the results have been fascinating to watch. Our team is starting to take pride in finding bargains and making smarter choices, and it’s helping us become financially leaner without having to cut anything significant. —Jesse Lear, V.I.P. Waste ServicesLook Into Tax SavingsIf you’re making a profit, you might want to get a second opinion on what else you can save in taxes. There are so many potential programs that can help reduce your tax burden, but not every accountant is familiar with them. For example, we make charity contributions, but our state refunds a large portion of the donations to schools in tax savings. So it’s a great way to give back to the community and save taxes. —Wei-Shin Lai., AcousticSheepMaintain FocusDecide on the problem you want to solve and what you need to get there. Then re-evaluate anything that doesn’t align. Having a clear end goal and maintaining focus is the key to staying lean. —Joseph Walla, HelloSignThink About Your Meeting LocationsEncourage employees to have client meetings in your offices. You lose time and resources in their travel to an outside location—the cost to park (in an urban area especially) or to Uber to and fro. In addition, your company will likely pick up the tab at whatever restaurant the client picked if they decide to meet during a meal time. This easily turns what could have been a 30-minute office beverage chit-chat into a $150 or more excursion. Multiply that by however many of these out-of-office adventures happen per week, month, and year. Provide a room with a good vibe or an office booth space with a nice coffee machine and fresh juices. You can still provide a generative environment for discussion without the wasteful out-of-office variables. —Faithe Parker, Marbaloo MarketingCompare Metrics Among StaffWithin similar departments, I love to track productivity metrics. For those team members that produce more or finish faster, we sit down with them and gather best practices and then often have them train others to learn about some of these faster methods. They love the recognition, and other team members appreciate the advice on how to improve their work. —Tamara Nall, The Leading NicheConsider Office CostsOffice cost is one area where businesses tend not to be fully informed about the best ways to spend their money. Consider the total monthly cost of your office, and then factor in office conditions that may be contributing to ineffective work. For example, having slow Internet may be cheap, but it’ll cost you in the long run. —Aron Susman, TheSquareFootLook at Your Shipping BillIf you are an e-commerce business or one that makes physical products, shipping costs can often take a toll. Don’t just look at what you’re paying FedEx or UPS—consider the materials required to properly package your goods, too. It’s always good to keep an eye out on different services, platforms, and packages to help cut down costs in any way early on so you can use this small boost in profit back towards your business. —Kumar Arora, AroridexImagine a Killer CompetitorWe often get stuck in our thinking because we’re too focused on our own business. Shift this focus by imaging what it would take to build a formidable competitor. Which resources would they need and which would be considered wasteful if they peeked inside your operation? Start with your team because salaries, wages, and benefits are likely your single biggest expense. Is your team optimally organized or would a competitor structure it differently? Move on to your advertising. Would your hypothetical competitor also be spending $25,000 attending trade shows or $2,500 sending out gift baskets? Now, let’s explore all those filing cabinets, printers and the ink you buy. Can you become a paperless office? Imagine how competitors would exploit your weaknesses and turn those into opportunities. —David Ciccarelli, Voices.comStop Subscribing to Every Software Service On The PlanetEvery person I speak with has a software subscription of some sort that they do not use. It’s crazy! They feel that they will use it at one time or another but never end up doing so. Once charges are automatic, it’s difficult to take the time to cancel them. —Raymond Kishk, Interstate Air Conditioning & Heating Look at Your Business Through a Customer’s LensPut yourself on the customer’s side of the situation, rather than the side of the business owner. Doing so can not only open your eyes to areas that can be improved but help you maximize value and reduce waste. By doing this, I realized I need to step out of the day-to-day and give my employees more power so I can focus on growth—which will ultimately mean better results for my customers. —Alfredo Atanacio, Uassist.MEPhoto by aisletwentytwo Aramco, Holder of the Largest IPO in History is… Will Development Eventually Make Itself Obsolete?last_img read more

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Itanium Poulson Update – Greater Parallelism, New Instruction Replay & More: Catch the details from Hotchips!

first_imgIntel is using this week’s Hotchips  conference to disclose additional new information about its next generation  Itanium chip, codenamed Poulson.The initial Poulson details (8 cores, 3.1 Billion  transistor, 32nm process) were disclosed at the International  Solid State Circuit Conference earlier this year.  While Itanium customers are always interested  in coming attractions, it’s also worthwhile for Intel Xeon Server customers to  also keep an eye on the evolution of Itanium, as many features originally  introduced on Itanium  often waterfall  down to subsequent generations of Xeon CPU chips.  Remember that Poulson, like the current Intel  Itanium 9300 processor shares many common platform ingredients with Xeon,  including the Intel QuickPath and Scalable Memory Interconnects, the Intel 7500  Scalable Memory Buffer and DDR3, and the Intel 7500 Chipset.So, what’s new?  There  are three key feature areas.  The first  is Intel Instruction Reply Technology, which is a major RAS enhancement.  This is the first Intel processor with  Instruction Replay RAS capability, and it utilizes a new pipeline architecture  to expand error detection in order to capture transient errors in execution. Upon  error detection, instructions can then be re-executed from the instruction  buffer queue to automatically recover from severe errors to improve resiliency.The same instruction buffer capability also enables the  second new feature, an improved Hyper-Threading Technology. It supports performance  enhancement with Dual Domain Multithreading support, which enables independent front and  backend pipeline execution to improve multi-thread efficiency. As EPIC  architecture is already known for its highly parallel nature, this enhancement  will help take Poulson’s overall parallelism to the next level.Lastly, Poulson is adding new instructions in four key  areas.  First there are new Integer  operations (mpy4, mpyshl4, clz). In support of the higher parallelism and multithreading  capabilities, there is expanded Data Access Hints (mov dahr), Expanded Software  Prefetch (ifetch.count) and Thread Control ([email protected]). These new  instructions lay the foundation for the Itanium architecture to grow with  future needs.As you can see, most of these features are designed to take  full advantage of the 8 core, 12-wide issue architecture by enabling the  maximum amount of parallel execution. Poulson is on track for 2012 delivery (if  you attended HP Discover you may have had a chance to actually see an active Poulson  system!)  and the follow-on future  Kittson processor is under development.If you’d like to learn more details check out the full Hotchips presentation.last_img read more

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