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Is Amazon’s ‘Fast’ Interconnect Fast Enough for MPI?

Apr 10, 2013 |

Amazon’s EC2 Cluster Compute instance goes head-to-head with Myrinet 10GigE cluster.

Is Amazon’s ‘Fast’ Interconnect Fast Enough for MPI?

Apr 10, 2013 |

Amazon’s EC2 Cluster Compute instance goes head-to-head with Myrinet 10GigE cluster.

A Tale of On-Demand Supercomputing

Feb 15, 2013 |

Chinese vendor commissions bare-metal, utility supercomputing service.

A Tale of On-Demand Supercomputing

Feb 15, 2013 |

Chinese vendor commissions bare-metal, utility supercomputing service.

RAMCloud: When Disks and Flash Memory are Just Too Slow

Oct 20, 2011 |

Research project uses DRAM as the basis of datacenter storage..

High Frequency Trading in Japan on the Uptick

Aug 23, 2010 |

High frequency trading (HFT), often called algorithmic or low latency trading, relies on fast computers and even faster networks to execute trades in sub-second and even sub-millisecond timeframes. It has generated massive profits for those firms skilled enough to handle the complexities of the software and hardware. As such, it has become the dominant method for equity trading in the US, but it’s popularity is expanding worldwide, especially Asia. HPCwire got the opportunity to ask Chuck Chon, chief technology officer of SBI Japannext, about the HFT business in Japan.

Cloud, Wall Street and the Low Latency Imperative

Jun 17, 2010 |

The battle for the lowest possible latency has been raging in the financial services sector for years but is not the most critical factor for every segment of the industry. While low latency will be enhanced in cloud developments, for now it appears that only this small non-latency-obsessed market can be reached by cloud vendors.

Intel’s 10 Gigabit Ethernet Boost Pushes out InfiniBand

May 3, 2010 |

Chipmaker places bets on 10GE and QPI.

RoCE: An Ethernet-InfiniBand Love Story

Apr 22, 2010 |

The “Rocky” road to low-latency Ethernet.

Mellanox Pushing Hard on Data Center Infiniband

Apr 14, 2010 |

Company claims products provide 4X the bandwidth of 10GbE at the same price point.

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