Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in Review – Courtesy

An interesting year-end summary of my blog prepared by WordPress. A good example of the insights you can get from “big data” analytics. The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 … Continue reading

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Top 10 HPC Events That Mattered In 2012

The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on the year and think about some of the key events shaping the HPC industry. Here is my take: #1 Intel Xeon Phi Co-Processor Launch At the SC12 … Continue reading

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HP Envy x2 Laptop Review

I was so impressed with the HP Envy x2 laptop I saw at a recent HP event that I purchased one for personal use. Disclaimer, while I am an HP employee, I work in HP’s Industry Standard Server division and … Continue reading

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Hands-On GPU Programming Workshops in DC

I know at least a few HP customers are planning on getting new HP ProLiant SL250s servers loaded with the latest Nvidia Kepler GPUs delivered this month, but you don’t have to have an SL250s to register for one of … Continue reading

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A Ride on United’s 787 Dreamliner

No doubt many compute cycles went into modeling and simulation during the development of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. I’m not sure many of the other Houston-bound passengers on today’s United Airlines flight were thinking about high performance computing as they walked … Continue reading

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