Featured: Does More Cores Mean Less Nodes? Does More Cores Mean Less Nodes?
October 9th, 2009 11:19 am 1 Comment
Packing cores into a node means less servers are needed, but the market is still growing. Ever since the shift to ...
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Featured: Clustering in the Cloud Clustering in the Cloud
October 8th, 2009 3:45 pm No Comments
Are clouds a good place to do build HPC Clusters? The use of virtualization and multi-core processors has made cloud computing ...
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Featured: Software Updates on an Intel® Cluster Ready System Software Updates on an Intel® Cluster Ready System
August 26th, 2009 10:18 am No Comments
My last post concluded that eventually the answer to, "is my cluster's software too old," is yes. Updating software on ...
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Featured: Who Uses HPC? Who Uses HPC?
June 30th, 2009 12:09 pm No Comments
High Performance Computing it not just for rocket scientists Many of the big headlines in HPC come from the Top500 List. ...
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Featured: High Performance SSH High Performance SSH
June 24th, 2009 9:51 am 1 Comment
Using a cluster SSH may clear some cluster bottle necks. There is an ongoing debate in many cluster circles. Much ...
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Featured: Cluster or Constellation Cluster or Constellation
June 24th, 2009 9:50 am No Comments
Is there really a difference between cluster designs? In a previous entry, I talked about Capacity vs Capability Clusters. Some may ...
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Featured: When Is Software Too Old? When Is Software Too Old?
June 12th, 2009 3:27 pm No Comments
When does the software running on a system become long in the tooth (or too old in case you aren't ...
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Featured: The More Things Change…. The More Things Change….
May 26th, 2009 9:21 am No Comments
In my last post, I challenged the concept of Cluster Management by suggesting we, as an industry, have a long ...
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Featured: White Paper: Cloud Guide For HPC White Paper: Cloud Guide For HPC
May 21st, 2009 10:12 am 3 Comments
With over 20 pages of meticulously researched content, this white paper is the definitive guide for HPC organizations who are ...
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Featured: Blade Systems Make Perfect HPC Cluster Building Block Solution Blade Systems Make Perfect HPC Cluster Building Block Solution
May 14th, 2009 1:46 pm 1 Comment
In some sense, blades have always used a more green design. In terms of energy efficiency, the advantage of blades ...
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