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Intel: CPUs Will Prevail Over Accelerators in HPC

Sep 24, 2008 |

While hardware accelerators continue to show impressive performance results for supercomputing workloads, Intel is sticking to its CPU guns to deliver HPC to the broader market.

The Quantitative Models Tanked Too

Sep 23, 2008 |

The confluence of the U.S. financial meltdown and this week’s High Performance on Wall Street conference in New York might be one of those coincidences that’s trying to tell us something.

Beep, Beep, Ka-Ching

Sep 22, 2008 |

On the eve of the annual High Performance on Wall Street conference, it’s ironic that the words “high performance” and “Wall Street” can be perceived as an oxymoron this week. Is it possible, though, that the very financial crisis we’re in may bode well for increased investment in HPC?

Bad News on Wall Street Doesn’t Diminish the Need for Speed

Sep 22, 2008 |

Considering the ongoing crisis in the financial markets, you might expect the mood at a gathering of people who make their living in the financial services industry to be kind of glum. Or at least very, very anxious.