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Amazon’s Biggest Cloud Secret Revealed

Mar 18, 2012 |

One researcher sets out to determine how many servers are hidden in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud.

Unified Computing Pioneer Transforms Business Model

Feb 20, 2012 |

CEO Pete Manca details Egenera’s unusual journey from hardware vendor to software provider.

Sun Cofounder Evangelizes Liquid Blade Server

May 4, 2011 |

What does a Sun Microsystems cofounder do with his spare time? Well, if you’re Scott McNealy, you spend some if it lending your expertise to promising tech vendors that are looking to break into the IT big leagues. One such company that he has taken a personal interest in is Hardcore Computer, which recently introduced a line of servers that use liquid submersion technology. HPCwire spoke with McNealy to get his take on the technology and to ask him why he thinks the company deserves the spotlight.

Oracle Setting HPC Adrift

Aug 12, 2010 |

Layoffs, a missing product roadmap, and an SC10 no-show all point to company’s exit from the high performance computing business.

The World According to Jim Goodnight: Blade Switch Slashes Job Times

Jul 6, 2010 |

SAS unveils patent-pending In-Memory Analytics platform,

SGI Looks to Freeze Out HPC Competition with New ICE Machine

May 5, 2010 |

SGI has upgraded its HPC blade server lineup with the latest x86 silicon and a turbo-charged InfiniBand network. The Altix ICE 8400 is the successor to the company’s 8200 series and is designed as a premier solution for the HPC cluster market, scaling as high as 64,000 nodes.

HP’s Superdome 2: Bigger, Badder Computing

Apr 28, 2010 |

Company sharpens Itanium offerings with new blades.

Will Light Replace Cables in Blade Servers?

Apr 19, 2010 |

Microsoft Research gives Lightfleet’s optical interconnect technology a whirl.

IBM Brings Memory Flexibility to x86 Servers

Mar 2, 2010 |

Nehalem EX-based machines enable customers to add memory, flash storage.

China’s Chips to Power Blade Servers This Year

May 5, 2009 |

Blade servers based on microprocessors designed in China will power a supercomputer prototype to be revealed by a government-backed Chinese firm in September.