HPC News

SmartOS Weds Open Solaris to Linux KVM Virtualization

11.11.2011 09:52

Joyent releases the SmartOS operating system, that brings together Open Solaris and Linux KVM.

Amazon Cloud Accelerated with Memcache

11.11.2011 09:52

With a new offering Amazon seeks to accelerate websites in its cloud.

Power Budgeting in the Virtual Data Center

11.11.2011 09:51

The virtualization revolution was partly driven by a need to save on energy costs, but further improvements won't happen unless system vendors give up the old paradigms for power budgeting.

What Happens with WebOS?

11.11.2011 09:51

Just two months after it became available, HP announced in a press release it would discontinue its TouchPad tablets and smartphone devices that run webOS, the Linux-based operating system it inherited in the $1.2 billion purchase of Palm in April 2010. But what will happen to webOS, the smartphone OS that many still consider an alternative to Android and the iPhone?

Ack Wants To Be The Better Grep

11.11.2011 09:51

A tiny tool named Ack seeks to supersede the classic Unix command line tool Grep.

IBM Snaps Up Platform Computing

11.11.2011 09:50

IBM bolsters its holdings in the red-hot grid computing space with its purchase of Platform Computing, a leader in clustering and HPC solutions.

HP Announces – But Doesn’t Release – New Cloud Services

11.11.2011 09:50

Select beta testers get to take the new cloud services for a spin, but most details remain under wraps.

XSEDE Project Up and Running

11.11.2011 09:50

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) replaces the TeraGrid project as a source for HPC services within the scientific community.

Canonical Showcases Linux New Media Pubs

11.11.2011 09:50

Canonical announces an innovative agreement to provide digital editions of ADMIN, Linux Magazine, and Ubuntu User through the Ubuntu Software Center. 

Linux Foundation Sounds Off on UEFI

11.11.2011 09:49

Will UEFI secure boot lock a whole generation of computers out of Linux? Recent guidelines from the Linux Foundation will help to ensure that system admins and computer users will still have the power to change the operating system.