Oracle updates Tuxedo middleware

With the latest version of its Tuxedo online transaction processing (OLTP) middleware, Oracle is hoping to lure IBM mainframe users over to the world of x86-based distributed computing, namely by promising that their

Published on: March 31st, 2010 joab jackson

Coverity to analyze Open MPI code

Coverity Inc. and the Open Message Passing Interface (MPI) project are teaming up to improve the security of open source software. The Open MPI is a computing research and development group the develops

Published on: January 7th, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Computing power grids

Grid computing has attracted a lot of attention recently as companies have begun to promote the concept of accessing unlimited computing power from anywhere in the world as easily as users now log

Published on: April 21st, 2002 Drew Robb

HAL

It is a wonder Garry Kasparov ever stood a chance. History's highest-ranked chess player can compute about three moves per second. Deep Blue, the IBM supercomputer that finally beat him in the spring

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Chris Conrath

HAL

It is a wonder Garry Kasparov ever stood a chance. History's highest-ranked chess player can compute about three moves per second. Deep Blue, the IBM supercomputer that finally beat him in the spring

Published on: November 15th, 2001 Chris Conrath

New tool takes the

Nearly two years after its first release, Platform Computing recently announced version 2.0 of its SiteAssure system.According to the Toronto-based company, SiteAssure 2.0 is a policy-based automation system for distributed computing environments. The

Published on: July 26th, 2001 Carly Suppa