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TACC deploys new data intensive computing
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TACC deploys new data intensive computing

Found at HPCwire “Corral,” a system for data-intensive computing and storage, is the newest resource to be deployed by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)...

Intel charter member of new Consortium on Digital
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Intel charter member of new Consortium on Digital

Late last week energy research company New Energy Finance announced the charter members of a new organization started to develop a better understanding of what...

Week in review, Nehalem in the HPC
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Week in review, Nehalem in the HPC

If you don’t regularly check in with HPCwire, my weekly features went up late last week. First up is the fast and furious weekly update, featuring the HPC profession’s...

In time of turmoil, Sun ramping up HPC
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In time of turmoil, Sun ramping up HPC

Sun’s Marc Hamilton wrote on his blog last week about changes lined up for the HPC team there Later this month, we will be announcing the newest upgrades to the...

Tape still greenest storage
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Tape still greenest storage

At least according to this article at Enterprise Systems. And as interest grows in green supercomputing (at the least for minimizing the disruption of extreme power...

Capturing a master node with MS HPC Cluster
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Capturing a master node with MS HPC Cluster

Not sure if this post is too deep to be interesting to more than a few of you, but thought I’d at least point to it. If you’ve ever asked yourself “How do I capture...

Sun board rejects IBM bid, just negotiation or is the whole thing
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Sun board rejects IBM bid, just negotiation or is the whole thing

This is being reported in several places, but I like the Wired version which you can find here The merger of IBM and Sun Microsystems appears to be coming apart...

Analyst speculates rumored IBM/Sun deal could eliminate 10,000
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Analyst speculates rumored IBM/Sun deal could eliminate 10,000

From Forbes today comes a thought experiment exploring what might happen if the IBM/Sun deal actually happens The outlook: This could be a particularly messy merger...

Harvard named next CUDA center of
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Harvard named next CUDA center of

Harvard joins Taiwan U, U of Utah, and UIUC as the company’s latest CUDA Center of Excellence NVIDIA Corporation, inventor of the GPU, today announced that Harvard...

Terabit Ethernet on the
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Terabit Ethernet on the

Article at Network World this week on developments on the terabit Ethernet front Looking down the LAN road, the Terabit Ethernet milestone is very much in sight...

New version of Berkeley Lab Checkpoint Restart
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New version of Berkeley Lab Checkpoint Restart

Found at HPCwire A combustion researcher may run a huge simulation of a laboratory-scale flame experiment on a supercomputer to better understand the turbulence...

Google unveils its super secret server design, DC and batteries built
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Google unveils its super secret server design, DC and batteries built

Thanks to Twitter user Yeraze (of Vizworld.com fame) for passing this c|net article on to insideHPC World HQ. On Wednesday Google took the wraps off its custom...

SC09 Tech Program submissions deadline
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SC09 Tech Program submissions deadline

From SC09’s web site SC09, the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, which opens November 14th in Portland,...

AMD comments on
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AMD comments on

HPCwire’s Michael Feldman posted a feature yesterday on AMD’s response to Intel’s latest chip I spoke with John Fruehe, AMD’s worldwide business development manager...

Computing research that changed the world symposium slides
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Computing research that changed the world symposium slides

A quickie from the CCC blog Slides from all speakers at the remarkable March 25th Library of Congress symposium

NCSA researcher to edit special issue of IEEE
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NCSA researcher to edit special issue of IEEE

News from NCSA this week NCSA researcher Volodymyr Kindratenko and colleagues David Bader (Georgia Institute of Technology) and David Kaeli (Northeastern University)...

Open MPI team announces iPhone, BlackBerry apps, support for Twitter, and EnergyStar
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Open MPI team announces iPhone, BlackBerry apps, support for Twitter, and EnergyStar

The Open MPI team made a splash in the HPC press yesterday (01 April) with a far-reaching announcement that has us looking for ways to buy Open MPI stock The Open...

InsideTrack: Penguin CEO on the SGI/Rackable
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InsideTrack: Penguin CEO on the SGI/Rackable

After the announcement yesterday we started rifling through our Rolodexes here at insideHPC HQ looking for industry comment. Predictably, most of the folks we got...

Star-P now
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Star-P now

This week Interactive Supercomputing announced that its Star-P product is now certifiable…er, certified (couldn’t resist) Star-P lets scientists, analysts and engineers...

10th Russian Top50
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10th Russian Top50

The 10th annual Russian Top50 list was released on Tuesday. You can find the list here, but unless you can read Russian it won’t do you much good. Happily, though...
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