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Predictive Analytics Driving a Medical Revolution

Sep 23, 2013 |

“Today you buy Tylenol (500mg for almost everyone), but it doesn’t positively impact everybody because genetically we are all different,” says Rajiv Nema, Director of Marketing at SAP (HANA, Mobile Innovations). “$70B is spent on cancer medicine in the United States alone, and 40% – almost $30B – of that is wasted because the medicine does not positively impact the patient. “

Gain Control of Your Software Licensing Expenses

May 17, 2013 |

Ask any IT engineering organization and they will tell you software has transformed their business, enabling them to run simulations more efficiently to automating design verification processes.  The result is organizations are more competitive by delivering products to market faster and for less cost.

SC12: Supercomputing with a Helping of Cloud

Nov 12, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”” 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.

The Number Three and its Relation to Grid Engine

Sep 18, 2012 |

Three is an amazing number, being the first odd prime number, the number of days in a typical long weekend and the largest number still written with as many lines as the number represents in languages that use glyphs such as Mandarin. Perhaps what is not so well known is the relationship between the number 3 and Grid Engine.
Let’s consider the top 3 relationships of the number 3 and Grid Engine in this article.

Songnian Zhou on Combining Platform Computing with IBM

Oct 21, 2011 |

Platform CEO Songnian Zhou discusses the evolution of distributed computing as it relates to the acquisition of the company by IBM.

IBM Stands on Platform to Reach HPC

Oct 12, 2011 |

Platform Computing came under new ownership this week as IBM took charge of the Toronto-based company and its ability to find new inroads to technical computing markets. Platform’s HPC-tuned cloud and grid management software rounds out IBM’s portfolio, and offers Big Blue some new opportunities to find new business in HPC–clusters, grids, clouds and beyond…

Accelerating Discovery by Outsourcing the Mundane: An Interview with Ian Foster

Aug 29, 2011 |

ISC Cloud Conference Chairman Wolfgang Gentzsch spoke with Ian Foster, Director of the Computation Institute, a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory about an upcoming talk he is set to give about how cloud computing tools can keep science moving forward faster than ever.<br />

The Power of Commercial Support for Open Core Products: Tata Steel Automotive Engineering

Aug 22, 2011 |

Like most business savvy customers, Tata Steel Automotive Engineering continuously monitors operational costs in an effort to guarantee they are receiving quality solutions, at cost-effective prices. When Tata Steel originally sought a workload management solution, Grid Engine was the perfect fit as an open-source solution. However, self-support solutions often contain hidden costs and risks, which lead TSAE to evolve from an open source solution to a commercial product with commercial sup­port and an open source core, from Univa Corporation.

CERN Centers Origin of Life Research

Jun 13, 2011 |

Although usually considered a physics facility, biologists harness the computational resources at CERN to conduct research into the beginnings of life.

What Became of the Grid?

Jun 10, 2011 |

Before cloud computing came on the scene, grids were a hot topic in industry and research, but did cloud steal their thunder–or highlight their unique value?