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Penguin Adds HPC On-Demand Service

Aug 12, 2009 |

Linux cluster maker Penguin Computing hopped on the HPC-in-a-cloud bandwagon this week with the announcement of its HPC on-demand service. Called Penguin On Demand (POD), the service consists of an HPC compute infrastructure whose capacity can be rented on a pay-as-you-go basis or through a monthly subscription.

Fireflies and Ants

Jul 22, 2009 |

Large insect populations synchronize globally, but communicate locally. A lesson for parallel computing?

Q&A with SiCortex Co-Founder Matt Reilly

Jun 5, 2009 |

SiCortex co-founder Matt Reilly talks about what the demise of SiCortex means for HPC.

The Servtainer Has Arrived

Apr 22, 2009 |

The shipping container has become the new supercomputer case.

The Clustering Way

Apr 8, 2009 |

Aside from a new processor for cluster vendors to sell, the Nehalem represents a more subtle change in the market.

Good Enough Will Have To Do

Mar 18, 2009 |

Determining how fast your application will run on multicore-based systems all depends, And, it may not depend on you.

Beowulf Is Dead?

Mar 13, 2009 |

Relax. It is just a catchy headline to draw your attention to some classic insights into the HPC cluster market.

The Beowulf Questions

Feb 19, 2009 |

Would a cluster by any other name be as cool?

The Personal Cluster: Coming To A Desk Near You

Feb 9, 2009 |

Once the hallmark of the data center, HPC hardware is beginning to find its way to the desk side/top.

Breakthroughs of the Pedestrian Nature

Oct 29, 2008 |

Consider those forgotten breakthroughs that helped make HPC clusters possible.