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Douglas Eadline has a piece at Linux Journal this about frameworks that allow users to create HPC applications without MPI. He outlines a spectrum of implementation...

InsideTrack: deposits, stalking horses, Bull(s), and parachutes in the SGI Rackable
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InsideTrack: deposits, stalking horses, Bull(s), and parachutes in the SGI Rackable

One of the legal documents from the proceeding today in bankruptcy court is making its way out to employees. Rackable CEO Mark Barrenchea filed an affidavit in...

InsideTrack: SGI notifying customers that the Rackable acquisition has been
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InsideTrack: SGI notifying customers that the Rackable acquisition has been

SGI has begun notifying customers that the judge in its bankruptcy case approved the sale of SGI to Rackable during the hearing today in district court. The deal...

Bull reports Q1, growth in
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Bull reports Q1, growth in

Bull is not listed on any of the American stock exchanges, which means that they have different rules about what news they have to share with investors. In particular...

Court docket for SGI
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Court docket for SGI

SGI is in Judge Martin Glenn’s courtroom this morning. Here is the relevant part of Judge Glenn’s docket today 10 am : Silicon Graphics, Inc. RE: Doc #177; Objection...

Intel tops EPA green power rankings, IBM, HP, Sun
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Intel tops EPA green power rankings, IBM, HP, Sun

Timothy Prickett Morgan has an article at The Register today about the EPA’s latest quarterly ranking of organizations who report their renewable power consumption...

More free computational science courses, deadline May
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More free computational science courses, deadline May

The Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation (one of the Blue Waters partners) is announcing a May 18 deadline for application to two free computational...

EnSight CFD
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EnSight CFD

This week visualization software provider CEI, maker of EnSight, announced the launch of EnSight CFD This new CFD visualization product has an interface specifically...

Green design can add to costs, but that isn
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Green design can add to costs, but that isn

From Enterprise IT Planet’s weekly news roundup, a few items of green news that you can drop at your next center staff meeting IT hosting company The Planet unveiled...

Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US
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Obama sets goal for largest R&D investment in US

Peter Harsha covered this a couple days ago at the CRA’s Policy Blog, but I managed to miss it then. The President used a speech before the members of the National...

Sun reports Q3, posts
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Sun reports Q3, posts

A lot went wrong for Sun’s business in the third quarter: Revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 were $2.614 billion, as compared with $3.266 billion for...

Behind Blue
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Behind Blue

My pal Bill Kramer (who I just interviewed as part of a project I’m doing that I’ll talk more about in a week or so) has center stage in a video NCSA just released...

Cray reports Q1, posts
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Cray reports Q1, posts

Supercomputing stalwart Cray Inc. reported results today for the first fiscal quarter of 2009. From the release Cray Inc. today announced financial results for...

InsideTrack: Rumors that two bidders survived the SGI
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InsideTrack: Rumors that two bidders survived the SGI

Industry sources say that only two bidders made it through the diligence process willing to submit a bid: Rackable, and a group of creditors, and that Rackable...

ISC keynotes focus on lean brain management, next generation HPC, and
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ISC keynotes focus on lean brain management, next generation HPC, and

The 2009 International Supercomputing Conference (held this year June 23-26 in Hamburg, Germany) has announced its slate of four keynote addresses Tuesday, June...

Power down for the planet winner
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Power down for the planet winner

Back in February we covered a challenge issued by the Climate Savers Computing Initiative to encourage universities reduce pollution by powering down campus computers...

Intel launches Cluster Connection
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Intel launches Cluster Connection

Last week Intel launched a new website to promote the advantages of its Cluster Ready program. Here is what Intel’s Chip Shots site has to say about the launch Intel...

Cisco CEO: clouds
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Cisco CEO: clouds

From an article late last week at CSO Online, news that Cisco CEO John Chambers is optimistic about the future of cloud computing (which is good given his company’s...

NSF awards support academic research in Google
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NSF awards support academic research in Google

Found at HPCwire, news of NSF awards late last week to support academic use of the CluE program [The] National Science Foundation announced it has awarded nearly...

Cray, Fernbach, and Kennedy award nominations due July
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Cray, Fernbach, and Kennedy award nominations due July

Dan Reed has a post on his blog today about the upcoming due dates for HPC’s Nobel Prizes, the Cray and Fernbach awards, plus a brand new one named in honor of...
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