Tag: grid computing

HTC, Big Data and the God Particle

Mar 29, 2013 |

Contributor Miha Ahronovitz traces the history of high throughput computing (HTC), noting the particularly enthusiastic response from the high energy physics world and the role of HTC in such important discoveries as the Higgs boson. As one of the biggest generators of data, this community has been dealing with the “big data” deluge long before “big data” assumed its position as the buzzword du jour.

Stories from the Grid: Main Belt Comets

Mar 1, 2013 |

EGI Astronomer Bojan Novakovic, from the Institute of Physics Belgrade, talks about Main Belt Comets.

Stories from the Grid: Main Belt Comets

Mar 1, 2013 |

EGI Astronomer Bojan Novakovic, from the Institute of Physics Belgrade, talks about Main Belt Comets.

Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

Grid Facilitates Ozone Predictions

Jan 25, 2013 |

Impending climate change linked to increased concentrations of ground ozone.

Grid Facilitates Ozone Predictions

Jan 25, 2013 |

Impending climate change linked to increased concentrations of ground ozone.

Grid Software Creates Virtual Windows Supercomputer

Nov 20, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Xoreax_IncrediBuild_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”92″ />What if you could combine the benefits of virtualization, grid and cloud computing to accelerate Windows-based applications? An Israeli company, Xoreax, is doing just that. We spoke with Xoreax at SC12 in Salt Lake City, Utah, last week to learn more about their offering.

Grid Software Creates Virtual Windows Supercomputer

Nov 20, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Xoreax_IncrediBuild_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”90″ height=”90″ />What if you could combine the benefits of virtualization, grid and cloud computing to accelerate Windows-based applications? An Israeli company, Xoreax, is doing just that. We spoke with Xoreax at SC12 in Salt Lake City, Utah, last week to learn more about their offering.

SC12: Supercomputing with a Helping of Cloud

Nov 12, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/SC12_logo.jpg” alt=”” width=”106″ height=”75″ />The SC12 technical forum schedule is impressive for the quality and depth of content and the sheer scope of subjects covered, however this same depth and scope can make it daunting to wade through. For that reason, HPC in the Cloud has pared the list down to the sessions that promise the most relevance to the HPC cloud and grid computing community.