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Bull Acquires French HPC Integrator Serviware

Back in July it was rumored that HP was to acquire Bull, it’s fall now and the rumors are no longer in bloom. With the French government bailing out Bull in 2004 it appears that Bull is on the mend, their recent acquisition of Serviware, Bull is in a healthy state and is investing significantly […]

Cluster Resources Announces Free Evaluation Training

Cluster Resources, Inc. a provider of workload and resource management software and services for cluster, grid and utility-based computing environments has announced free evaluation training with dates in the U.S. and EMEA region. The tutorial covers how to use Moab as well as the following areas: Moab Architecture, Installation, Diagnostics and Troubleshooting, Admin tools, End […]

The Storm Has Passed

What once was arguably called a 4 Petaflop Supercomputer has now been reduced to a small squal. Today, Enright said that Storm is about one-tenth of its former size. His most recent data counts 20,000 infected PCs available at any one time, out of a total network of about 160,000 computers. “The size of the […]

Daresbury Machine Evaluation Workshop 27th and 28th November

Mark your calendars, the UK’s premier HPC event has been scheduled. Unlike past events which are held at Daresbury Laboratories this event has outgrown it’s roots and will be hosted at the Holiday Inn in Runcorn. The forthcoming 2007 Daresbury Machine Evaluation Workshop will be held on 27th and 28th November at the Holiday Inn […]

ClusterVision to Enter Italian HPC Market

ClusterVision has announced the hiring of Roberto Ratti their new sales Manager for Italy. “Roberto is the perfect candidate to introduce ClusterVision to the Italian HPC market. His many years of HPC experience in Italy, working for companies such as Cray, IBM, Silicon Graphics, and more recently, Linux Networx, will be of great benefit in […]

Unique Datacenters

ComputerWorld has an interesting article about building data centers within unique environments and the challenges they face in doing so. These include churches, places like the artic circle and within the mountain fortress that serves as the main technical facility for NORAD. There are some interesting notes about the types of problems one faces remodeling […]

Qubits on a Chip

The first demonstration of a Quantum computing chip has been reported by two U.S. groups. Separate studies reported by two groups in this week’s Nature journal suggest that could be possible. One is at the US National Institute of Standards (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado, and the other at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, both […]

All your public keys are belong to us!

New Scientist reports (pay per view) that it might be sooner than you think before your private data is cracked. …the advent of quantum computers that can run a routine called Shor’s algorithm could have profound consequences. It means the most dangerous threat posed by quantum computing – the ability to break the codes that […]