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Close Encounters of the Storage Kind

Jul 29, 2010 |

Steve Campbell scours the floor at SIGGRAPH 2010 in Los Angeles in search of some of the most compelling firms catering to Hollywood’s HPC needs and finds that BlueArc fits the bill. Storage and cloud companies are finding that the entertainment industry is always seeking the next big tech and the fight is on to deliver.

The Week in Review

Jul 29, 2010 |

Cray announces first multi-cabinet XE6 shipment; and SIGGRAPH brings raft of visualization-related announcements. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Clouds Over SIGGRAPH

Jul 28, 2010 |

Noteworthy items and discussion points from SIGGRAPH 2010 as clouds begin to take shape in the graphics, animation and film production industry. Punctuated with photos from the show.

GPGPU Computing Demand Spurs Cloud Offering

Jul 27, 2010 |

The world’s largest public GPGPU computing on-demand service was launched this week at the Siggraph International Conference in Los Angeles. PEER 1 Hosting, a provider of IT infrastructure, has constructed a 128-GPU compute cloud that incorporates NVIDIA Tesla gear and mental image’s RealityServer 3D Web platform.