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Slidecast: Turn Your Expertise into Cash with the qwikLABS Software Learning Platform

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“With qwikLABS, users can create, manage and run labs anytime. Labs are delivered via the public cloud to classrooms, events or online; anywhere there is access to the Internet. qwikLABS is used by lab creators, instructors/trainers, administrators, coordinators and students around the world. The qwikLABS platform users are able to create, manage, deploy and run lab environments around the clock and around the world, and do so in a way complementary to the business or education institution’s flow of assignments, modules, classes, courses.”

This Week in HPC: Cray Scales Up Manufacturing Capacity and NetApp Sheds 600 Employees

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss Cray’s newly opened plant that will effectively double the company’s supercomputing manufacturing capacity. Times may not be so good at NetApp, where the company is in the midst of layoffs.

Slidecast: Panasas PanFS 5.5 Steps Up with Windows Support for the Enterprise

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In this slidecast, Geoffrey Noer from Panasas describes the company’s new PanFS 5.5 release, which offers Windows support for technical computing. “This new release makes ActiveStor even more suitable for deployments in energy, life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, and other markets where high-quality Windows interoperability is required.”

Radio Free HPC Looks at Why We Need Declustered RAID

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the coming wave of declustered RAID solutions designed to address the problem of ever-increasing RAID rebuild times. With 5 Terabyte and larger drives in the wings, RAID cluster rebuild times are becoming impractical.

This Week in HPC: 2014 Oil & Gas HPC Workshop and DDN Goes All-Out for Object Storage

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In this podcast, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research discuss the 2014 Oil & Gas Workshop at Rice University. Following that, they take a look WOS 360, the latest in Object Storage technology from DDN.

Radio Free HPC Looks at the RONNIEE Network Architecture

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In this episode, the Radio Free HPC team looks at the newly announced RONNIEE Network Architecture from A3 Cube. Rich Brueckner did a slidecast with their CTO last week, but Dan Olds and Henry Newman need to know more and see this thing for themselves.

This Week in HPC: CORAL’s 200 Petaflop Supercomputers and Maxeler HPC Debut at Daresbury

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In this podcast, Michael Feldman and Addison Snell discuss the CORAL collaboration to procure a trio of 200 Petaflop supercomputers. In other news, our intrepid hosts look at the new energy efficient Maxeler supercomputer that will soon be deployed at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory.

RONNIEE Express: A Dramatic Shift in Network Architecture

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In this slidecast, Emilio Billi from A3 Cube presents an overview of the company’s new RONNIEE Express network architecture. “The RONNIEE Express platform elevates PCI Express from a simple interconnect to a new ‘brain inspired’ intelligent network fabric, leveraging the ubiquity and standardization of PCIe while solving its inherent performance bottleneck.”

Radio Free HPC on The Exascale Report Acquisition

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses the recent acquisition of The Exascale Report by insideHPC. “Exascale-level computing remains a daunting challenge that is still years away, and Rich is excited to take it on as an editorial focus. The good news is that he’ll be moving the publication away from its subscription model to make it free for all to read.”

This Week in HPC: Intel Goes Big Memory and Lucera Brings High Frequency Trading to the Cloud

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In this episode of This Week in HPC, Michael Feldman from Intersect360 Research and Rich Brueckner from insideHPC discuss Intel’s new Xeon E7 V2 processors designed for in-memory analytics. Following that, they take a look a the secret sauce behind Lucera’s new cloud for High Frequency Trading.