The shifting sands of unstructured data

Out of the vast majority of the unstructured data that will be created today, a single piece of it,  on close inspection, won’t look very important—an email, a text message, stock price, or

Published on: October 19th, 2012 brian bloom

Oracle ends open-source HPC Project

Oracle had planned the Fortress language as a more modern version of the legendary Fortran, used extensively in high-performance computing. However, the the company has cited "severe technical challenges," including problems with virtual

Published on: August 13th, 2012 brian bloom

Amazon unveils cluster computing service for HPC apps

Amazon Web Services says its latest cluster computing service, which it announced Tuesday, can provide the same results as custom-built infrastructures for high-performance applications at organizations that don't want to build their own.

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk