Lately, it’s seemed like there’s been a lot of eulogy-penning for the (more frequent) consolidation stories involving companies that had a foothold in HPC. It was just a couple of weeks ago that the European HPC company, Bull, announced that it would fall under the Atos company cloud—not long before that, IBM’s announcement that its Read more…
If you’re one of the 175 million Pandora users, then you have surely experienced the excitement of having the Internet’s most popular radio station introduce you to a brand-new artist or song. While it may seem like magic, there is a perfectly logical explanation behind Pandora’s ability to seemingly read your mind and know your taste in music. The true magic behind Pandora lies hidden in the numbers and data collected from music analysis, personalization, and the music delivery methods it uses.
VeloBit, which emerged from stealth today following an undisclosed round of funding, is talking up its soon-to-launch software cure for SSD performance ills. Although their product won’t appear until later in the year, they claim their solution packs an order of magnitude price-performance improvement for solid-state drives.
Appro deploys Linux cluster testbed at Lawrence Livermore; SeaMicro introduces redesigned x86 architecture with launch of Internet-optimized server. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
Fusion-io will use cash to scale up infrastructure and sales.
Company co-founder David Flynn takes the reins.
ParAccel teams up with Fusion-io.
Where no NAND has gone before.
New PCIe flash memory card delivers 800K IOPs.
Solid state storage gets its second wind.