Category Archives: Cloud Computing

The Secret Weapon of NVIDIA’s Solution Architect Team

NVIDIA’s worldwide team of solution architects work with our largest customers around the world to solve some of the toughest high performance computing, deep learning, enterprise graphics virtualization, and advanced visualization problems. Often, as in the recent US Department of … Continue reading

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IBM’s Laser Focus on OpenPower

With IBM’s pending sale of it’s x86 server business to Lenovo, their remaining server business is squarely focused on Power, and that holds great promise for innovation via the OpenPower Foundation. The concept of an “open” CPU architecture is not … Continue reading

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China HPC Perspectives – Part 1

The last time I visited China several years ago, most of the HPC work was centered in the realm of scientific data processing. In November 2010, the Tianhe-1A system, with 7168 NVIDIA GPUs, had just been named the fastest supercomputer … Continue reading

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History Lessons for Cloud Computing

2013 will no doubt see continued adoption of Cloud Computing for both consumer and enterprise use. No matter if you are a cloud builder or a cloud user, it is worth looking back over the last 30 years or so … Continue reading

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The Last ExaFLOP Supercomputer

Few people question that an ExaFLOP supercomputer will be built in the coming years. But rather than write about the first ExaFLOP system, I thought I would ponder the last one. If you believe HPC veteran Thomas Sterling, Professor of … Continue reading

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Best Examples of Cloud Computing

The best examples of Cloud Computing are often the ones you don’t even think about as being in the cloud. HP webOS and Veer 4G Smartphone From personal experience this weekend, example one is HP’s webOS and the HP Veer … Continue reading

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