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HPC in the cloud

Under the right conditions, high-performance computing can thrive in the cloud

Toronto’s Platform Computing acquired by IBM

A local firm best known for its pioneering work in grid computing and load balancing will become a part of Big Blue's cloud computing strategy

Startup to virtualize memory and share it across servers

RNA Networks says the virtualization of memory removes latency penalties that affect application performance, and that its technology is already being used by a multi-billion dollar global hedge fund to speed up the processing of trades

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 the new demands of services-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web 2.0-centred enterprise applications on Java.

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' decentralized nature.

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 Acxiom Corp., the storage giant announced last month. EMC is also making its first significant acquisition of grid technology, paying US$30 million to purchase Acxiom

Grid adoption perks up

In the staid world of insurance companies, The Hartford is making a name for itself by lashing together 200 servers to create a powerful grid that's tackling compute-intensive financial analytics.

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