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ISC Impressions, Nehalem Shining Star, NVIDIA Owns GPU Computing, Euro HPC

June 25, 2009

Michael and Addison give their impressions on the news surrounding ISC and the buzz on the show floor. Read more…

High Performance Cloud Computing Still an Oxymoron

June 25, 2009

The grand unification of supercomputing and cloud computing still has a ways to go. Read more…

ISC Special Edition – TOP500; InfiniBand vs. Ethernet, Getting to Exaflops by 2020

June 23, 2009

ISC Special Episode 1 of 2! Michael and Addison on location at International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany, discuss the TOP500, InfiniBand vs. Ethernet, the road to Exaflops, and more... Read more…

IBM Stays Atop TOP500 By Sitting Tight

June 23, 2009

A rare event occurred in the TOP500 saga today at the International Supercomputing Conference. Read more…

An Interview with ISC’09 Keynote Speaker Andy von Bechtolsheim

June 21, 2009

When 1,500 leading members of the world’s high performance computing community convene June 23-26 at the 2009 International Supercomputing Conference, The opening keynote address will be presented by Andreas “Andy” von Bechtolsheim, the legendary co-founder of Sun Microsystems and founder and Chief Development Officer of Arista Networks. Von Bechtolsheim will discuss “The Evolution of Interconnects for High Performance Computing.” Read more…

HPC Globalization Fuels ISC Growth

June 19, 2009

This year's International Supercomputing Conference (ISC'09) in Hamburg, Germany, promises to offer some respite from the gloomy news affecting the HPC community in these tough economic times. Read more…

The Essential ISC

June 18, 2009

Wondering what the can't-miss activities will be at ISC? Here is one man's opinion. Read more…

Bigger and Better, International Supercomputing Conference Moves to Hamburg

March 25, 2009

The 24th International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) convenes June 23-26 in the Congress Center Hamburg, and organizers are expecting more than 1,500 participants and about 120 exhibitors from around the world. As final preparations are being made, Prof. Hans Meuer took a break from his duties as general conference chair to discuss the event's new venue in Hamburg as well as this year's highlights. Read more…

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