March 31, 2010
Citing “security concerns,” Sony has decided to remove the “Install other OS” feature from the PS3 with the next firmware upgrade. If I recall correctly, one of the selling points of the PS3 was the ability to buy a hard drive and run/install Linux on the system. Of course those using PS3s for astrophysics or folding proteins can just ignore the upgrade and continue crunching numbers. The problem is that future systems from Sony will not have this ability and those using the PS3 now will become a vanishing breed.
Full story at Linux Magazine
10/30/2013 | Cray, DDN, Mellanox, NetApp, ScaleMP, Supermicro, Xyratex | Creating data is easy… the challenge is getting it to the right place to make use of it. This paper discusses fresh solutions that can directly increase I/O efficiency, and the applications of these solutions to current, and new technology infrastructures.
10/01/2013 | IBM | A new trend is developing in the HPC space that is also affecting enterprise computing productivity with the arrival of “ultra-dense” hyper-scale servers.
Ken Claffey, SVP and General Manager at Xyratex, presents ClusterStor at the Vendor Showdown at ISC13 in Leipzig, Germany.
Join HPCwire Editor Nicole Hemsoth and Dr. David Bader from Georgia Tech as they take center stage on opening night at Atlanta's first Big Data Kick Off Week, filmed in front of a live audience. Nicole and David look at the evolution of HPC, today's big data challenges, discuss real world solutions, and reveal their predictions. Exactly what does the future holds for HPC?