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A visual timeline of the rise and sale of
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A visual timeline of the rise and sale of

Inspired by the text timeline that Siliconvalley.com (a publication of the Mercury News) put out on 01 April, I’ve created a graphical timeline of the rise and...

Addison Snell remembers
From insideHPC

Addison Snell remembers

Addison Snell, now of Tabor Research, but once of SGI, remembers his time at SGI and offers his view of what went wrong: Do you know what the saddest part is of...

Mathematica
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Mathematica

My latest features are up at HPCwire. In “Mathematica takes on parallelism” I discuss last November’s announcement of Mathematica 7, and how it bakes parallelism...

Yahoo! brings in four universities into cloud research
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Yahoo! brings in four universities into cloud research

The Yahoo! M45 project (also part of the Open Cirrus cloud effort funded by Yahoo!, HP, and Intel and hosted at facilities around the world) just took a pretty...

IBM stream computing prototype achieves big performance boost for TD
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IBM stream computing prototype achieves big performance boost for TD

In March of last year I began writing about an IBM research effort to develop a new hardware and software architecture for ingesting and analysing large scale streams...

Mentoring workshop for students seeking careers in high performance
From insideHPC

Mentoring workshop for students seeking careers in high performance

NCSA is announcing a mentoring workshop to be held alongside their upcoming accelerator symposium A FREE mentoring workshop for undergraduate and graduate students...

There is a right way, and a wrong way, to
From insideHPC

There is a right way, and a wrong way, to

Dan Reed reposted an essay on his blog that recently appeared at the CACM blog in which he talks about the shortcuts (my word, not his) we took to get to petascale...

Nehalem memory cheat
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Nehalem memory cheat

Doug at ClusterMonkey pointed us to a Nehalem memory cheat sheet put together for Dell’s technology wiki by Jeff Layton. The writeup looks like a pretty complete...

DARPA taps Rice to develop tools for ubiquitous performance
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DARPA taps Rice to develop tools for ubiquitous performance

Found at Multicoreinfo.com The PACE project

Arkansas Gov signs cyberinfrastructure task force into
From insideHPC

Arkansas Gov signs cyberinfrastructure task force into

Now this is interesting. On Tuesday of this week AK governor Mike Beebe signed a law creating a new cyberinfrastructure task force in his state The Arkansas Cyberinfrastructure...

CUDA 2.2 beta
From insideHPC

CUDA 2.2 beta

HPCwire today is carrying a news release from NVIDIA about the release of the latest beta version of CUDA. Some of the new features: Hardware debugger for the...

Clouds, virtualization, and all
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Clouds, virtualization, and all

Sun’s HPC Watercooler points today to a webcast created by Jonathan Eunice (Illuminata) and Dan Olds (Gabriel Consulting) called “Cloud, virtualization, and All...

Intel
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Intel

At IDF in Beijing Intel’s Pat Geslinger announced today that Ct will show up in a new parallel programming product scheduled to be in beta later this year Intel...

SDSC
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SDSC

Found at HPCwire today The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego announced today that its director, Fran Berman, will...

Sun comments on HPC sales team growth in face of
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Sun comments on HPC sales team growth in face of

On Monday I commented on a post on Marc Hamilton’s blog in which he outlined a reorganization in the HPC sales organization to focus on that area as a growth activity...

Using HPC to visualize cultural
From insideHPC

Using HPC to visualize cultural

The High Performance Computing Program established jointly by the DOE and the National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced the first recipients of grants...

ISC
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ISC

The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), to be held this year in Hamburg, Germany, has announced its focus areas (PDF) for the summer conference In addition...

ISC
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ISC

The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), to be held this year in Hamburg, Germany, has issued a call for birds of a feather sessions (PDF) ISC

NITRD testimony before House S&T
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NITRD testimony before House S&T

Melissa Norr at the CRA Policy Blog gives an excellent overview of yesterday’s testimony before the House S&T committee on the NITRD Act of 2009 (which hasn’t been...

NVIDIA graduate fellowships in visual
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NVIDIA graduate fellowships in visual

Late last week NVIDIA announced that it is funding 10 new graduate fellowships to study the use of GPUs in computing under its 8-year old fellowship program More...
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