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Cloud Automation: Five Ways to Contain HPC Cloud Spending
From insideHPC

Cloud Automation: Five Ways to Contain HPC Cloud Spending

This timely article from our friends over at Univa examines how the cloud is attractive for organizations that need fast access to specialized resources, and that...

Pew Research Data Decoded
From The Eponymous Pickle

Pew Research Data Decoded

Happened into Pew Research of late.   Here is their blog/site on data topics, I plan to dive in from time to time and point to things of interest.The "how" behind...

Alexa Course for In-Skill Purchasing
From The Eponymous Pickle

Alexa Course for In-Skill Purchasing

Amazon is crowd sourcing Alexa skills for its infrastructure.   Have worked my way through several training outlines like the below.  Which show the direction they...

Using Machine Learning to Detect IP Hijacking
From Schneier on Security

Using Machine Learning to Detect IP Hijacking

This is interesting research: In a BGP hijack, a malicious actor convinces nearby networks that the best path to reach a specific IP address is through their network...

Americans Knowledge of Computer Tech
From The Eponymous Pickle

Americans Knowledge of Computer Tech

Interesting results.  Some odd questions.  Could have had more and broader questions.  Indicates the challenges for things like understanding topics like privacy...

Logs are Live and Thriving
From The Eponymous Pickle

Logs are Live and Thriving

A fairly obvious point.  Via O'Reilly.    But it is precisely these logs initially established for simple statistical, fairly linear tracking, validating the operation...

Agenda Posted for Intel HPC Developer Conference at SC19
From insideHPC

Agenda Posted for Intel HPC Developer Conference at SC19

Intel has posted the preliminary agenda for the Intel HPC Developer Conference. The event takes place Nov. 17-18 in conjunction with SC19 in Denver. "The keynote...

Open Data vs Public Data
From The Eponymous Pickle

Open Data vs Public Data

Short piece in DSC.  Useful for my current work.  Not sure if the definition is always applied this way, so you have to cautious in using the tag as others apply...

You already see it on Amazon.
From The Noisy Channel

You already see it on Amazon.

You already see it on Amazon. Do a search for “matrix”: not only do you only see Keanu Reeves movie results on the first page, but the left rail focuses on movies...

Learning, Reliability in Complex Systems
From The Eponymous Pickle

Learning, Reliability in Complex Systems

Useful piece in Infoq .... learning is hard because we need to continually put it into context for ourselves, goals. Plus the ultimate implications of reliability...

Ciena 800G Technology to Power Research at Internet2
From insideHPC

Ciena 800G Technology to Power Research at Internet2

Today the Internet2 advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions, has selected the latest photonic and coherent optical...

Excelero And Quanta Cloud Technology Streamline High-Performance Cloud Storage
From insideHPC

Excelero And Quanta Cloud Technology Streamline High-Performance Cloud Storage

Today Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) and Excelero announced QxStor Excelero NVMesh, a High-Performance Cloud Storage joint solution that delivers the high IOPs performance...

Powering Datacenters with Earth’s Molten Core: A Practical Guide
From insideHPC

Powering Datacenters with Earth’s Molten Core: A Practical Guide

Dan Olds from OrionX.net gave this talk at the UK HPC Conference. "Novel Therm's enhanced Stirling Engine can turn warm water geothermal into megawatts of electricity...

GCS Centres HLRS, JSC, and LRZ to Exhibit SC19
From insideHPC

GCS Centres HLRS, JSC, and LRZ to Exhibit SC19

Meet the three GCS centres, the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS), Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), and Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Garching...

NELL and Machine Learning
From The Eponymous Pickle

NELL and Machine Learning

In a re-examination of 'machine learning', the broader definition that includes but is not restricted to deep learning.   I recalled our look the CMU effort called...

SAP Rolls Towards Cloud Data Intelligence
From The Eponymous Pickle

SAP Rolls Towards Cloud Data Intelligence

Our enterprise was and is an SAP user, we worked with them primarily on optimization analytics applications.HANA in the Cloud by Christmas, SAP Says,   Alex Woodie...

Benchmarking is Hard: Processors Learn to Predict Branches
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Benchmarking is Hard: Processors Learn to Predict Branches

A lot of software is an intricate of branches (if–then clauses). For performance reasons, modern processors predict the results of these branches. In my previous...

Wal-Mart Asks for Home Access for Delivery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Wal-Mart Asks for Home Access for Delivery

Another case, like the one with Amazon of allowing delivery personnel a means to enter the smart home for delivery.  Amazon Key.  No idea of how that is working...

Mispredicted branches can multiply your running times
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Mispredicted branches can multiply your running times

Modern processors are superscalar, meaning that they can execute many instructions at once. For example, some processors can retire four or six instructions per...

Google Daydream VR
From The Eponymous Pickle

Google Daydream VR

Somewhat of a surprise given how Google is so emerging tech.     But more of a confirmation of a very niche market?   Not enough consumer uptake.   We saw an early...
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