Toronto’s Platform Computing acquired by IBM

Toronto’s Platform Computing acquired by IBM

IBM on Monday added to its long list of Canadian software acquisitions with the purchase of Platform Computing, a company whose...

October 11th, 2011 Shane Schick

SAS performs 18 hour analytics job in 2.5 minutes

SAS performs 18 hour analytics job in 2.5 minutes

SAS Institute Inc. has developed high performance computing model that uses HP BladeSystem Infrastructure servers configured as a private grid...

April 16th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Startup to virtualize memory and share it across servers

Startup to virtualize memory and share it across servers

A virtualization start-up in stealth mode says it will offer technology that aggregates memory and shares it across servers, improving...

January 14th, 2009 Jon Brodkin

Oracle offers ‘cool’ Java tools to create hot Web apps

Oracle offers ‘cool’ Java tools to create hot Web apps

A senior Oracle Corp. exec announced "cool" technologies at a 2007 JavaOne keynote this week, designed to help developers meet...

May 9th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft preps security code for grid computing

Microsoft preps security code for grid computing

Microsoft is developing a security language for grids, designed to deal with some of the security issues raised by grids'...

September 14th, 2006 Matthew Broersma

EMC unveils more details around grid tech strategy

EMC unveils more details around grid tech strategy

EMC Corp. is stepping up its activities in the grid technology space via a tie-up with customer information management company...

February 2nd, 2006 China Martens

Grid adoption perks up

Grid adoption perks up

In the staid world of insurance companies, The Hartford is making a name for itself by lashing together 200 servers...

June 23rd, 2005 Jennifer Stong-Michas

Study: Licensing stalls grid computing

Study: Licensing stalls grid computing

A new report by The 451 Group suggests that the traditional per-CPU software licensing model is throwing a wrench in...

June 2nd, 2005 Jennifer Mears

Sun touts grid for Java app developers

Sun touts grid for Java app developers

Developers who need more computing resources to build their Java-based applications will one day be able to take advantage of...

March 31st, 2005 Patricia Pickett