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Tiffany Trader

With over a decade’s experience covering the HPC space, Tiffany Trader is one of the preeminent voices reporting on advanced scale computing today.

Chilly UK Weather Cools Latest Rackspace Datacenter

February 24th, 2014 Comments Off on Chilly UK Weather Cools Latest Rackspace Datacenter
Rackspace recently broke ground on a 130,000 square foot, 10 megawatt datacenter, in the West Sussex region of England, south of London. The US-based cloud and hosting provider together with datacenter specialists Digital Realty Trust are counting on the ...

Systems Trumping Humans In Foreign Exchange

February 21st, 2014 Comments Off on Systems Trumping Humans In Foreign Exchange
The world is increasingly being shaped by computers, and nowhere is that more evident than in the financial space. Although much of the advanced algorithm action has taken place in the equities world, foreign-exchange trading is now experiencing a ...

Micron Pushes Memory Roadmap On Several Routes

February 20th, 2014 Comments Off on Micron Pushes Memory Roadmap On Several Routes
Memory maker Micron Technology has a bullish roadmap for DRAM, flash, and other technologies that will very likely be in a system, switch, or other device near you in the not-too-distant future. Micron talked up its technology roadmap and ...

Laser Beams Speed Financial Trading

February 18th, 2014 Comments Off on Laser Beams Speed Financial Trading
In today's capital markets, whoever can send and receive real-time market data the fastest has a tremendous advantage. The incentive to execute financial transactions ahead of the competition means that every nanosecond counts. When it comes to the financial ...

Researchers Benchmark MPI, Hadoop On Autobursting Cloud

February 14th, 2014 Comments Off on Researchers Benchmark MPI, Hadoop On Autobursting Cloud
Cloud computing has emerged as a popular model for providing on-demand, network-based access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources, including networks, servers, storage, applications, and services. While there are many commercial services providing computing resources as-a-service, among ...

First X86 Servers, Now IBM Wants Out Of Chips?

February 11th, 2014 Comments Off on First X86 Servers, Now IBM Wants Out Of Chips?
IBM may be looking to part ways with its semiconductor manufacturing business. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports that IBM is considering selling off its manufacturing operations, but would retain its chip design ...

Researchers Target Cloud Cost, Performance

February 7th, 2014 Comments Off on Researchers Target Cloud Cost, Performance
When it comes to determining the best cloud provider, the answer depends on many variables. A team of researchers from the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo is helping to increase the accuracy of the decision-making process ...

Scaling Renewable Energy In The Datacenter

February 5th, 2014 Comments Off on Scaling Renewable Energy In The Datacenter
Why does being green in the datacenter matter? That is the question that the people responsible for the electric bills at the massive datacenters run by Microsoft, Facebook, and Rackspace Hosting took on at the recent Open Compute Summit. ...

Could ‘Power Attacks’ Be Threatening Your Datacenter?

February 3rd, 2014 Comments Off on Could ‘Power Attacks’ Be Threatening Your Datacenter?
If hackers want to knock out server infrastructure, they might not need to target the machines with malware to corrupt their software stack. They might just use malware to rev up all the machines instead, causing circuit breakers to ...

Cloud And Virtualization Combo Pushes VMware To $5 Billion Heights

January 29th, 2014 Comments Off on Cloud And Virtualization Combo Pushes VMware To $5 Billion Heights
Server virtualization giant VMware, majority-owned by EMC, had a banner year, punching through the $5 billion mark in total revenue for 2013. In fact, the company posted $5.21 billion in sales, up 12 percent from 2012. Earnings were bolstered ...
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