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IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas
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IBM shifts 5,000 US jobs overseas

This is reported in several places, but I’ll link you to John Oates at The Register. According to the story IBM is cutting 5,000 jobs today, mostly in the US and...

NVIDIA:
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NVIDIA:

At the beginning of March I pointed to a story in which Michael Hara, SVP of Investor Relations for NVIDIA, was quoted saying that it would “make sense” for NVIDIA...

Linux on Wall
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Linux on Wall

Doug over at ClusterMonkey has a post today on the upcoming Linux on Wall Street event If you are in the North Jersey/New York/Connecticut (and even Pennsylvania)...

ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell
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ScalableInformatics intros GPU+Cell

Michigan-based HPC storage and compute provider ScalableInformatics announced today that they are now offering IBM’s Cell in their Tesla-based workstations The...

Site facelift, beware falling
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Site facelift, beware falling

Thanks to Joe over at scalability.org, we didn’t have any more site issues this morning. Hopefully, things will stabilize now. But just to maximize chances that...

Twittering at
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Twittering at

While I can maintain the pace, I’m going to do live tweets from the HPCC sessions today. Follow the stream at twitter.com/insidehpc. For more related articles visit...

Server
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Server

We’re having troubles after the move to the new server. A couple times yesterday the website stopped responding, and since I was on airplanes the site typically...

Mellanox gives to make the world a better
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Mellanox gives to make the world a better

Not directly HPC-related, but we support the charitable efforts of those in our community. Found at HPCwire today, news that Mellanox is giving $160,000 to fourteen...

Secretary Chu makes ready for $1.2B spending spree in
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Secretary Chu makes ready for $1.2B spending spree in

Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu has announced plans to spend $1.2B of the $1.6B aimed at the DOE Office of Science by

Ideas for improving computer science
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Ideas for improving computer science

A post last week at the new (I think) ACM blog highlights how some of the ideas from a 2007 PCAST report on NITRD are being used by policy makers today to improve...

More on IBM+Sun from
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More on IBM+Sun from

Joe Landman, who always brings a deep perspective to the business analysis of HPC goings on, commented yesterday on the latest news in the Sun/IBM possible merger...

Can
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Can

This just in from Cisco reader Jeff Squyres (hi Jeff!), news that the OpenFabrics Alliance will host the fifth-annual International Sonoma Workshop next week from...

Cisco
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Cisco

Michael Feldman and I co-authored a piece last week at HPCwire on Cisco’s new Unified Computing Solution. A lot has been written about UCS in the trade press, and...

You
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You

Hello everyone. We’ve been busy as beavers here at insideHPC HQ, and we’ve got a lot of things coming for you in the next few months. A facelift, some new content...

Fault tolerance workshop getting underway
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Fault tolerance workshop getting underway

Dan Katz at Louisiana State University sent me a note this morning letting us know that the TeraGrid’s 2009 Fault Tolerance Workshop, “Fault Tolerance for Extreme...

Sun sells new systems in Australia, billed as southern hemisphere
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Sun sells new systems in Australia, billed as southern hemisphere

insideHPC’s man down under sent us a note today letting us know that winner in the competition for new supers at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and the Australian...

Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power
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Rackable ready to run hot, innovates on power

Rackable has announced a new scale out computing solution that runs at temps up to 104 degrees F, and moves to per-cabinet (instead of per-server or per-blade)...

SC09 announces suite of focus
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SC09 announces suite of focus

This week SC09 announced (warning, PDF) the focus areas for its technical program. This year the conference is placing special emphasis on biocomputing, sustainability...

Cray launches new XT5m midrange
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Cray launches new XT5m midrange

At a workshop today co-hosted by Cray and the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) in Stuttgart, Cray announced a new midrange line of supercomputers...

Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy
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Sun stock up in Europe on news that IBM in talks to buy

Joe at Scalability.org points us to a story in the NYT with news that IBM is talking with Sun about buying their company. Sun Microsystems soared in European trading...
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