NVIDIA and IBM bring supercomputing to big data analytics
NVIDIA and IBM are working to tackle some of the most vexing challenges of data center computing.
Cutting the cloud computing carbon cost
Cloud computing involves displacing data storage and processing from the user's computer on to remote servers. It can provide users with more storage space and computing power that they can then access from anywhere in the ...
Next-generation remote maintenance with smart data
Siemens is upgrading its central remote-maintenance service to handle large amounts of data and new applications. Through its common Remote Service Platform (cRSP), Siemens serves around 250,000 customer ...
SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is working with semiconductor chipmaker Intel Corporation to further optimize research software to improve the parallelism, efficiency, ...
In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data (Update)
The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a system used by a growing number of Americans to store personal information over the ...
Breakthrough elastic cloud-to cloud networking
Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences (ACS) announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds. This advance is a major step forward ...
New system could reduce data-transmission delays across server farms by 99.6 percent
Big websites usually maintain their own "data centers," banks of tens or even hundreds of thousands of servers, all passing data back and forth to field users' requests. Like any big, decentralized network, data centers are ...
IBM to spend $3 bn aiming for computer chip breakthrough
IBM announced plans to pump $3 billion into an overhaul of computer chip technology to better meet modern demands of "Big Data" and computing pushed to the Internet "cloud."
Research could lead to dramatic energy savings at data farms
Washington State University has developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 percent.
Laptop used for first US presidential email finds a buyer
The laptop computer that Bill Clinton used in 1998 to send the first-ever US presidential email has sold for $60,667 in an online auction, the Boston auction house that handled the transaction said Thursday.
Researchers develop cluster management tool that triples server efficiency
(Phys.org) —We hear a lot about the future of computing in the cloud, but not much about the efficiency of the data centers that make the cloud possible. In those facilities, clusters of server computers ...
SDSC team develops multi-scale simulation software for chemistry research
Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, have developed software that greatly expands the types of multi-scale QM/MM (mixed quantum and molecular mechanical) ...
IBM earnings, strategy woes send share price tumbling
Investors Wednesday pummelled IBM after the computer and technology giant reported disappointing sales and said most of its 2014 earnings would come in the latter half of the year.
IBM to invest over $1.2B in cloud services
IBM plans to invest over $1.2 billion to expand its cloud services operations.