Tag: distributed computing

Supercomputing Project Floats Higher-Res Climate Model

Dec 2, 2014 |

The ability to predict regional sea level changes over the next few decades takes on greater urgency as global carbon emissions continue to rise. The situation is especially dire in the Netherlands, which has large land masses below sea level. Understanding how regional sea level in the eastern North Atlantic will be affected by changes Read more…

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Free Market HPC Cloud In Development

Aug 18, 2014 |

Distributed computing has undergone many permutations, from its roots in grid computing to support large scientific endeavors to Sun-style utility computing, to the kind of public cloud computing popularized by Amazon Web Services. One of the newest projects of this type combines cycle sharing, think SETI@home, with cryptocurrency principles. Zennet, as it’s called, is being presented Read more…

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QMachine Combines HPC with WWW

Mar 14, 2013 |

QMachine leverages the processing power of Web browsers to create a commodity supercomputer.

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QMachine Combines HPC with WWW

Mar 14, 2013 |

QMachine leverages the processing power of Web browsers to create a commodity supercomputer.

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Computing for a Cure

Mar 13, 2013 |

Quantum Cures wants your help identifying drug candidates for orphan and rare diseases.

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Computing for a Cure

Mar 13, 2013 |

Quantum Cures wants your help identifying drug candidates for orphan and rare diseases.

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Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

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Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

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Cloud Browser Hack Exposed

Dec 3, 2012 |

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Oregon show how hackers can anonymously hijack computing power from cloud-based Web browsers.

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Grid Software Creates Virtual Windows Supercomputer

Nov 20, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Xoreax_IncrediBuild_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”90″ />What if you could combine the benefits of virtualization, grid and cloud computing to accelerate Windows-based applications? An Israeli company, Xoreax, is doing just that. We spoke with Xoreax at SC12 in Salt Lake City, Utah, last week to learn more about their offering.

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