Featured: Why Is InfiniBand (and other interconnects) So Fast? Why Is InfiniBand (and other interconnects) So Fast?
August 26th, 2009 10:16 am 1 Comment
The advent of user-space protocols provides a fast way to move data The above title is misleading because "fast" can mean ...
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Featured: Comparing MPI and OpenMP Comparing MPI and OpenMP
August 20th, 2009 12:48 pm 3 Comments
The hardware environment may determine the best parallel programming tool to use The advent of multi-core processors has increased the need ...
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Featured: Automatic SLES 11 deployment of an ICR certified HPC cluster Automatic SLES 11 deployment of an ICR certified HPC cluster
July 14th, 2009 10:26 am No Comments
The other day we had to ship an ICR certified HPC cluster based on SLES 11, the latest SUSE Enterprise ...
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Featured: Sharing The Load: Cluster Resource Schedulers Sharing The Load: Cluster Resource Schedulers
July 10th, 2009 11:17 am No Comments
Job Schedulers are the workhorse of cluster computing One thing virtually every cluster has in common is a batch or ...
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Featured: Cluster Interconnects: Messaging Rate Cluster Interconnects: Messaging Rate
July 1st, 2009 10:37 am 1 Comment
If the interconnect creates the cluster, then how do we measure it? The cluster interconnect is a big contributor to application performance. ...
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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: MPI Choices MPI Choices
June 16th, 2009 9:34 am 1 Comment
Choices, choices, choices. What should you expect from parallel computing software? Talk to anyone that works with high-performance computing clusters and ...
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Featured: Dell and Intel® Cluster Ready Tech Brief: Simplifying HPC Clusters Dell and Intel® Cluster Ready Tech Brief: Simplifying HPC Clusters
April 1st, 2009 3:40 pm No Comments
[Excerpt] Many organizations have departments and workgroups that could benefit from high performance computing (HPC) resources to analyze, model, and ...
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