As we look ahead to the exascale era, many have noted that there will be some limitations to the MPI programming model. According to researchers who work on the Global Address Space Programming Interface…
According to a recent report from Excelian, grid computing has finally “grown up” which provides a window for users in the financial services industry to consider (and reconsider) best practices for distributed computing and evaluate variations on old models.
Many have speculated that Oracle will drop the HPC related bits and pieces which came with the acquisition of Sun, including the Sun-developed Grid Engine. Some might doubt that Oracle management will ever be ever able to recognize the value of HPC technology for mainstream IT, but especially the value of resource managers like Grid Engine for any kind of distributed resource environment.