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Nvidia Tesla GM Moves To IBM To Steer HPC Efforts

IBM has been a pioneer in large scale, hybrid computing and has staked a substantial portion of the future of its Power platform, and the ones that partners are building in conjunction with it through the OpenPower Foundation, on the idea that various kinds of compute, storage, and interconnects will be used to fabricate systems that are precisely tailored to efficiently run specific workloads.

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A Peek Inside Dell’s Private Systems Business

It has been a year and a half since IT supplier Dell went private, and the company is reveling in the fact that competitors can no longer peer into its financials to look for weaknesses and that it can make decisions privately and for the long-term rather than make them publicly and largely on the much shorter-term that all public companies have to align to.

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Cray Makes Taming Chaos Look Easy

Low margins, an unpredictable cycle, expensive and ongoing research development efforts, a slavish commitment to processor upgrade timelines, and a market that will only ever grow so much—who wouldn’t want to be in the supercomputing systems business?