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Cray Cracks Commercial HPC Code

Jun 20, 2013 |

During a conversation this week with Cray CEO, Peter Ungaro, we learned that the company has managed to extend its reach into the enterprise HPC market quite dramatically–at least in supercomputing business terms. With steady growth into these markets, however, the focus on hardware versus the software side of certain problems for such users is….

GlobusWORLD Video Series: Ian Foster on Accelerating Science and Discovery

Apr 15, 2011 |

This week we sat down with Ian Foster, grid luminary and Director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago to discuss some of the fundamental changes in how IT trends are reshaping research and progress. We also explore some of Foster’s ideas about grid computing and its evolution over the course of the last several years.

SC10 Video Feature: Songnian Zhou on the IT Renaissance

Nov 19, 2010 |

During this year’s SC event in New Orleans, we caught up with co-founder and CEO of Platform Computing, Songnian Zhou to take a big picture look at key movements in computing–and where grid and clouds fit within the “Renaissance” Zhou feels is taking place.

A Q&A Roundtable with the HPC Advisory Council

Apr 13, 2009 |

General Manager of Tabor Research Addison Snell visits the new operations center of the HPC Advisory Council in Sunnyvale, California, where he speaks with a number of council members about the organization’s mission and its future.

Hard Times May Boost Linux in Financial Services

Apr 6, 2009 |

On Monday, at the High Performance Linux on Wall Street conference in New York, Inna Kuznetsova, director of IBM’s Linux Strategy, led a panel that discussed how Linux can be used to reduce costs and improve performance in these economically challenging times. We recently got the opportunity to ask Kuznetsova about the increasing profile of Linux for IBM customers and how the technology is enabling them to realize cost savings.