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Thomas Sterling, parent of Beowulf clustering, has moved to LSU to work on change computing by "one to three orders of magnitude". A story is here. Louisiana State University is home to the Center for Computation and Technology, one of those "build them and see if they will come cluster supercomputing centers". Well, I guess they did come.
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The Council on Competitiveness has released its latest survey on HPC Software. If you recall last year they did a survey on HPC Users where software was found to be one of the "hold backs" to the market.
Chelsio, makers of 10GigE/TOE (TCP Off Load) hardware have posted a paper comparing 10GigE/TOE with Myrinet and Infiniband. Before you dismiss this as another vendor paper, consider that the tests were done by Los Alamos and Ohio State. And what did they find? 10GigE/TOE is looking pretty strong against the other guys. They even used PVFS to test the interconnects. Other papers are available as well.


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