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Radio Free HPC Recommends Summer Tech Reading

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at a couple of techie books for Summer reading. It’s page-turning stuff–both books look at what happens when high performance computing is no longer just a force for good.

Radio Free HPC Looks at GTC 2014 Technology Announcements

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With their upcoming Pascal generation of GPUs, Nvidia plans to bring NVLink and 3D stacked memory to market in their ongoing battle against the HPC memory wall. “This is our 50th episode of Radio Free HPC, so I’d like to offer a Tip of the Hat to my co-hosts, Henry Newman and Dan Olds!”

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.

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.”

Podcast: Radio Free HPC Does the SC13 Wrapup Show

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In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team discusses what was hot and trending at the SC13 conference in Denver. Big Data was everywhere on the exhibit floor, but the coming requirements of Exascale spurred a number of low-power supercomputing demonstrations that look to be the wave of the future.