Top HPC Cloud Luminaries Gather in Germany

November 2, 2010

Last week leading figures from the HPC and cloud realm gathered in Frankfurt, Germany, for the ISC Cloud Conference, which was organized by the same team that puts together the long-running International Supercomputing Conference each year. The conference drew leading speakers from industry and academia to discuss the challenges, benefits and future of cloud for high-performance computing. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Microsoft’s Dan Reed on New Paradigms for Scientific Discovery

October 29, 2010

Microsoft's Dan Reed recently explained the theoretical basis for the company's latest push to open the clouds for scientific users who require high-performance computing but who are often bound by cost constraints and the need to shed the systems maintenance overhead. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Technical Clouds: Seeding Discovery – An Interview with Microsoft’s Dan Reed

September 16, 2010

Dan Reed helps drive Microsoft’s long-term technology vision and the associated policy engagement with governments and institutions around the world. He is also responsible for the company’s R&D on parallel and extreme scale computing. In advance of his keynote at ISC Cloud in Frankfurt, Dan answers questions about the future of technical clouds and summarizes key challenges and highlights of the cloud for scientific computing. Read more…

By Wolfgang Gentzsch

Dan Reed Speaks Out on Technical Clouds

September 14, 2010

Microsoft VP to deliver keynote at upcoming ISC Cloud event. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Twins Separated at Birth: Cloud Computing, HPC and How Microsoft Is Trying To Change How We Think About Scale

March 12, 2009

Long-time HPC'er Dan Reed joined Microsoft to make things happen -- very big things. When Microsoft announced its Cloud Computing Futures group at a technical showcase in late February, the company tapped Reed as the man responsible for developing the infrastructure that will transform the reliability, usability and capabilities of the world's largest computational resources. Read more…

By John West

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