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Warning for HPC companies: don
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Warning for HPC companies: don

Mike Bernhardt has posted an insightful article on his communication company

Cloudera launched to offer commercialized
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Cloudera launched to offer commercialized

You might recall that Hadoop is the open source application built from the few papers Google engineers published on their MapReduce infrastructure for dealing with...

Computer science enrollment up for first time in six
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Computer science enrollment up for first time in six

The results of a recent study by the CRA are out, and the news is good for computer science The number of undergraduate students majoring in computer science significantly...

Computing research that changed the world
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Computing research that changed the world

From the CCC’s blog Ed Lazowska and Peter Lee on November 4 proposed a brainstorming exercise to identify about a dozen game-changing advances in computing research...

Bio-computing thrust at
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Bio-computing thrust at

This just crossed my mailbox this evening: news of that the bio-computing thrust in the SC09 technical program is looking for content. From the email This year...

More on scientific clouds from Dan
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More on scientific clouds from Dan

As I mentioned last week, I recently did an article for HPCwire with a Q&A with Dan Reed from Microsoft about his CCF team and the intersection of clouds and HPC...

An actual HPC blog conversation, more on the OpenMP debate with
From insideHPC

An actual HPC blog conversation, more on the OpenMP debate with

Now, this is the sort of thing that happens in other communities all the time (the Mac community for example, where I used to spend some free time reading — now...

Penguin launches new workgroup-sized
From insideHPC

Penguin launches new workgroup-sized

Last week Penguin Computing announced they had launched two new workgroup-size clusters. First up, a 16 TFLOPS Tesla-based system Penguin is now offering an Altus...

Sun gears up to try utility cloud again using somebody else
From insideHPC

Sun gears up to try utility cloud again using somebody else

Timothy Prickett Morgan reported at Channel Register on Friday that Sun is evidently gearing up to make a third run at selling cloud computing cycles to customers...

Are you an HPC vendor with an academic
From insideHPC

Are you an HPC vendor with an academic

The response to the couple of recent posts I’ve done about academic freebies and specials has been great. So I thought I would gather them up and list them in an...

HPC and cloud computing,
From insideHPC

HPC and cloud computing,

I don’t usually link to my own stuff, but you may find this interesting. I just finished an article/Q&A with Dan Reed, longtime HPC’er, science and computation...

Sun
From insideHPC

Sun

Sun’s CEO is doing a series on his blog about his company’s strategic imperatives: 1. Technology Adoption 2. Commercial Innovation 3. Efficiently Connecting 1....

Australia says world
From insideHPC

Australia says world

An article featured in The Western Australian yesterday outlines the region’s hopes for winning the Square Kilometre Array deepspace telescope bid, and getting...

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive
From insideHPC

YouTube video: cloud computing a disruptive

Found via AMDOpteron on Twitter (follow insideHPC), a YouTube video from the IDC Cloud Computing Forum in San Francisco with brief on camera thoughts from IDC,...

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human
From insideHPC

Even supercomputers not yet close to the raw power of human

Scientific American has a blog post this week about the IEEE’s 125th anniversary event. During the event one of the scientists present commented on his DARPA-funded...

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole
From insideHPC

Benmarking for HPC: focus on the whole

Short post on one of the Intel blogs about benchmarking in HPC, and the need to focus (or refocus, as the author frames it) on total application performance Want...

New HPC platform aimed at financial
From insideHPC

New HPC platform aimed at financial

Kuberre Systems announced a new HPC platform today aimed primarily at the financial services industry. The platform, called HANSA, bundles hardware and software...

Data Center World Day 1 links
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Data Center World Day 1 links

Data Center Knowledge’s Rich Miller just posted a links roundup from day one of AFCOM’s Data Center World conference, with pointers to coverage and press releases...

ScaleMP announces vSMP Foundation
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ScaleMP announces vSMP Foundation

ScaleMP announced a new version of vSMP today ScaleMP, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, is announcing version 2.0 of its flagship...

IBM
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IBM

From The Register again, news of IBM’s new 8 Gb Fibre Channel solution, based on QLogic’s daughter card IBM is making the rounds this week talking up a new 8 Gb...
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