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Taking the road less traveled to parallel apps via Erlang and
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Taking the road less traveled to parallel apps via Erlang and

There are lots of ideas flying around the developer community right now as businesses look for ways to capitalize on the gap between the capacity of multicore processors...

Fractals example in MPI on Windows HPC
From insideHPC

Fractals example in MPI on Windows HPC

Angel Lopez posts an updated example of the fractal HPC Server example code I updated my fractal example to support MPI.NET (Message Passing Interface with .NET)...

Merry
From insideHPC

Merry

John, Michael, all the gang at Tabor, and I want to thank you for the tremendous reception you’ve given us this year. Your comments, emails, and hearty hello’s...

Sun revs shared visualization
From insideHPC

Sun revs shared visualization

From Sun’s HPC Watercooler: Sun’s Shared Visualization software lets organizations share centralized compute and graphics resources. Applications can run in the...

Multicoreinfo.com posts its
From insideHPC

Multicoreinfo.com posts its

Multicoreinfo.com posts its 10 best posts of 2008 We started MulticoreInfo.com at the end of April 2008 and published more than 1350 posts linking to useful resources...

Waiting for the bat signal: the economy and the future of
From insideHPC

Waiting for the bat signal: the economy and the future of

Doug Eadline posted the results of his Linux Magazine poll, “How has the recent economic events effected your HPC budget plans for 2009?” on the 16th, but somehow...

As HPC
From insideHPC

As HPC

I’m curious to know what mechanisms you use for professional development as HPC’ers. Which conferences are especially useful? Do you belong to a professional society...

Computing research challenges for the 21st
From insideHPC

Computing research challenges for the 21st

Peter Lee and Ed Lazowska posted at the CCC’s blog last week on an initiative they have going to collect short idea pieces on the future of computing research from...

HPCwire: Top 10 hits and misses in
From insideHPC

HPCwire: Top 10 hits and misses in

One of the things I learned during the time that I was blogging for InfoWorld was that web readers love lists. I just wasn’t very good at writing them. But HPCwire’s...

900 million processor-hours awarded in 2009 DOE INCITE
From insideHPC

900 million processor-hours awarded in 2009 DOE INCITE

Last week the United States Department of Energy announced their sixth annual round of large HPC allocation awards

Green HPC in Scientific Computing
From insideHPC

Green HPC in Scientific Computing

Twitter user erincollopy points us to this article at hpcprojects.com (a subsite of Scientific Computing World) on the greening of HPC HPC suppliers are addressing...

Rackable
From insideHPC

Rackable

Last week Rackable announced a new “data center enclosure” for your gear. You can slot in either AMD or Intel servers, but they’ll have to be Rackable’s, since...

Sun Compute Cluster part of new Rapid Solutions
From insideHPC

Sun Compute Cluster part of new Rapid Solutions

Sun announced last week a new services offering tied to its hardware and designed to help customers get their installation done faster. Mostly this is done by pre...

New computer memory possible with good old-fashioned pencil
From insideHPC

New computer memory possible with good old-fashioned pencil

Scientists at Rice have found a way to create a new kind of memory from a strip of graphene, the stuff that in bulk is called graphite, and drives No 2 pencils...

Time to Learn Functional
From insideHPC

Time to Learn Functional

Credit to Multicoreinfo.com for the pointer to this article by Michael Swaine for Dr. Dobb’s that examines functional programming’s merits (and demerits) Michael...

Hyperion in
From insideHPC

Hyperion in

My friend Joab Jackson has written a good summary of LLNL’s Hyperion effort at Government Computer News One of the biggest challenges for managers of high-production...
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