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Jun 20, 2013
In the algorithmic trading business, speed is literally money. An extra microsecond of latency between the market feed and the trading application could be worth a million dollars to a large investment bank or hedge fund.
- When rPath CTO Erik Troan speaks during the opening session at this year's High Performance Computing on Wall Street conference, he'll be emphasizing something that old school HPC'ers are very familiar with: complexity. Even moderately-sized HPC clusters are a study in complexity.
- Newcomer Arista Networks has found a comfortable home for its high performance Ethernet switches on Wall Street. Company founder Andy Bechtolsheim explains why Arista's low latency switches are an especially good fit for the lucrative algorithmic trading business.
Podcast: A New Top of the Top500; ISC Kicks Off in Leipzig
Intersect360's Chris Willard fills in for Nicole as he and Addison discuss the opening day of ISC13 from Leipzig, Germany in this special edition of HPCwire soundbite.
Podcast: A Conversation with the Founding Fathers of the Top500
In this special edition of HPCwire Soundbite live from ISC13 in Leipzig, Germany, Nicole and Addison sit down with Top500 founders Horst Simon, Jack Dongarra, Hans Meuer, and Erich Strohmaier to discuss the implications of this year's newly released list and the future trends of the Top500.
Podcast: Intel Ushers Lustre into the Mainstream; A Look Ahead to Germany and ISC13
Isaac and Addison discuss Intel's big data push and the upcoming International Supercomputing conference in Germany.
James Reinders is a senior engineer for Intel and has helped develop supercomputers, microprocessors and software tools for 25 years. James focuses on parallel programming models and is the author of a number of books on the topic.More > >
Gary M. Johnson is the founder of Computational Science Solutions, LLC, and a specialist in HPC management as well as the development of national science and technology policy. He is also involved in the creation of education and research programs in computational engineering and science.More > >
Andrew Jones has over 15 years of experience in HPC, in supercomputer center management and as a research user in industry. He now leads the HPC Services & Consulting at Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG).More > >
Addison Snell is the CEO of Intersect360 Research and a veteran of the high performance computing industry. During his tenure, he has established Intersect360 Research as a premier source of market information, analysis and consulting.More > >
Michael Wolfe has developed compilers for over 30 years in both academia and industry, and is now a senior compiler engineer at The Portland Group, Inc. More > >