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NIH Makes $32 Million in Awards to Mine Big Data

Science Insider (09/10/14) Jocelyn Kaiser; Emily Underwood

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced $32 million in new awards that will support research designed to make it easier to analyze and use biological data sets. 174 more words

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The Exascale Revolution

HPC Wire (10/23/14) Tiffany Trader

Experts are coming to a consensus that the shift from the petascale to the exascale supercomputing eras is going to be more challenging than many previously anticipated. 170 more words

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PREVIEW: How fast are FindFirstFile/FindFirstFileEx, and CFileFind – actually?

I have a post in the works about the performance of enumerating a directory with FindFirstFile/FindFirstFileEx, and CFileFind.  I also investigate the various performance “tricks” (more like myths) used to speed these APIs up. 28 more words


Supermicro Network Switches -

Forest Preston, Supermicro Senior Product Manager, Top of Rack Data Switches, talks about 2014 product switch line.

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Building a Ubuntu Based High Performance Computing Cluster

Recently I tried to build a cluster out of my Laptop and Desktop using Ubuntu. Following is the step by step guideline on how to do same. 396 more words


New Degrees of Parallelism, Old Programming Planes

HPCWIRE (28/08/2014) Nicole Hemsoth

Exploiting the capabilities of HPC hardware is now more a matter of pushing into deeper levels of parallelism versus adding more cores or overclocking. 37 more words

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