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The most dangerous
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The most dangerous

…from a computer program, as a professor at my alma mater used to say, is an answer that looks “about right.” Dan Reed has an interesting post on his blog right...

Shareholders file suit to block Oracle purchase, Sun fears it bribed foreign
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Shareholders file suit to block Oracle purchase, Sun fears it bribed foreign

Sun gave the SEC some bad news on Friday. Computerworld is reporting that in a recent SEC filing Sun reveals that 3 different lawsuits have been filed by shareholders...

First week
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First week

Hey kids, we have a winner! Kevin B., a long time (like, from the very beginning) insideHPC reader got selected at random from the pool of people who have completed...

Super Micro rack mounts
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Super Micro rack mounts

From an article at The Register, news that Super Micro has a new breed of rack mounted server This doesn’t mean that low-powered Atom and similar processors - like...

German Met installs NEC vector
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German Met installs NEC vector

From news at HPCwire One such national weather service is the German Meteorological Service, called Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), based in Offenbach, Germany. Here...

Flywheel UPS business grows, best practices
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Flywheel UPS business grows, best practices

Enterprise IT Planet has posted their green news roundup. Here are a few items of interest to our community: Active Power, makers of flywheel-based UPS for green...

First winner announced today, still time to jump in the drawing for this week
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First winner announced today, still time to jump in the drawing for this week

I’ll be spinning the big wheel here at insideHPC HQ (I’ve always wanted to use that thing) to find out who the first week’s winner is in our Bribery is Fair Play...

Wolfram previews a kind of computational
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Wolfram previews a kind of computational

c|net has an article on Wolfram Research’s new product, Wolfram Alpha, being launched later this month Wolfram Alpha is like a cross between a research library,...

Rackable announces Q1, posts
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Rackable announces Q1, posts

Rackable, er Sgrackable, Racka-GI, the company that just bought SGI, announced its first quarter results yesterday. The company lost $.46 per share, GAAP net loss...

IBM partners in fight against
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IBM partners in fight against

Yesterday IBM and the U of Texas announced that they were working together to use the World Community Grid in the fight against

SC09 podcast with Cherri Pancake, getting the most out of
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SC09 podcast with Cherri Pancake, getting the most out of

SC is a huge conference, and gets bigger every year. But the conference has kept up, listening to attendee feedback and introducing new tools, features, and support...

COLFAX intros new series of Tesla
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COLFAX intros new series of Tesla

Today COLFAX has announced their Tesla cluster offering, following NVIDIA’s announcement yesterday of their Preconfigured Tesla Cluster program. The Colfax CXT6000...

The SGI bankruptcy proceeding: do your own deep dive into the original court
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The SGI bankruptcy proceeding: do your own deep dive into the original court

Randall over at VizWorld got a reader tip about a substantial number of court documents and case filings from the SGI bankruptcy proceeding being available online...

AMAX announces new Tesla cluster
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AMAX announces new Tesla cluster

On the heels of yesterday’s announcement by NVIDIA of their Preconfigured Tesla Cluster program AMAX has announced their entrant in the category. AMAX is offering...

PSSC  Labs closes in on 1,000 clusters
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PSSC Labs closes in on 1,000 clusters

PSSC Labs sent us an email this week to let us know they are nearing an interesting milestone: 1,000 clusters shipped. According to the company they are shipping...

Going to ISC in June? Share your
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Going to ISC in June? Share your

If you are going to ISC in Hamburg this June, your colleagues need your help. We can’t go, but we want to share what happens with insideHPC’s readers around the...

Introducing the personal supercomputer
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Introducing the personal supercomputer

On May 4 NVIDIA announced its latest accessible supercomputing initiative, Tesla Preconfigured Clusters. The clusters bring together Tesla's S1070 rackmount GPU...

Q&A with Intel
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Q&A with Intel

ZDNet UK has posted a Q&A with James Reinders, Intel’s head of software development products, that asks some interesting questions about Intel’s development tools...

SC makes top trade show ranking second year in a
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SC makes top trade show ranking second year in a

A little inside baseball, but you may be interested to know that SC has been listed on the annual ranking of the 200 largest US tradeshows for the second year running...

Take the
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Take the

We've had a couple surveys over the years here at insideHPC -- we've done shirt surveys and asked you what we could change to make things better -- but as we were...
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