To Unify or Not to Unify? The Question for Datacenters

April 9, 2013

The Top500 list is dominated each year by unified systems. That is, the same vendor provides most of the hardware, the same CPUs are used across the system, etc. If HPC systems are built this way, why aren’t many datacenters? Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Grid to Cloud to HPC as a Service: Commentary on New Directions

June 5, 2010

A discussion of the fundamental difference from grid to cloud and how the seemingly small points of difference create new meaning for the capabilty of HPC to reach the mainstream through lowered barriers to entry. An interview with Peter ffoulkes of Adaptive Computing. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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