For a computer to function as expected it comprises of different parts. The computer processor is one of the most important part of the computer. The computer processor is the electronic circuitry that is found within the computer which conveys out the commands of a computer program by executing the logical, controls, Input and output, and arithmetic operations specified by the commands. The processor can be said to be the brain of the computer. With the change in technology the processor has changed over the years. The functionality of the processor improvement has caused the changes. The four primary functions of the computer processor are to decode, execute, fetch and write back.
The power9 is a successor to power8. It is a compatible server and workstation central processing unit. The power9 is usually built on a 14nm process and each central processing unit package that encompass up to 24 SMT4. The Power9 processor has the intension of be an avenue of hardware acceleration. High speed direct comprehensive contacts to compute storage, network adapters and accelerators are allowed by the Power9 having a second generation Open CAPI and the CAPI 2.O
It offers direct attach memory that has up to eight DDR4 ports, commodity packaging. It is now possible for the Power9 processor to enable the central processing unit parts that are essential to shape a larger system than the two way SMP. The power9 will give buffered straight attach memory and more link lanes. This will have all the logic and transistors required to deal with large SMP configurations. By having a memory of 4TB in any socket machine helps improve the performance.
Support of PCI gen4 adapters that have double bandwidth that is gen 3 adapters. It improves the system performance by having a chip that runs the algorithms and performance permitting it to run in an enhanced state. The Power access can provide an organization with the benefit from enhanced security. Data can be analyzed faster by the use of Power9. Gains of the AL and big data is recognized by businesses.
The Power9 is designed to help save power. This is by having a 2x per socket as compared to the Power8. It is the 2x socket in the power9 that helps saves on power. The Power9 chip comes with a 96MB [SO] or 120MB [SU] that is shared with the L3 cache. This enables speed of around 256GB per second and this will lessen the memory bottlenecks for applications that are data intensive. An important workload for Power9 processor. Power9 has the ability to improve the training times of complex learning frameworks nearly four times as they were before. This speed helps the organization establish more accurate applications at a faster rate. The power9 has the aim to transform computing across the profession line and the industry.