This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series SC13In 1966 with little fanfare, Douglas F. Parkhill published a book outlining “[a]lmost all of the modern-day characteristics of cloud computing (elastic provision, provided as a utility, online, illusion of infinite supply)”.1 This book, The Challenge of the Computer Utility, published nearly a half-century ago, […]
Every November, the HPC community gathers together for the largest industry conference of the year: SuperComputing. These articles relate to SC'13, held in Denver, Colorado.
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series SC13Once a year in November, the denizens of supercomputing descend on an unsuspecting city for a week-long celebration of all things HPC. This nerd heaven is known simply as SC. Normally, I make this yearly pilgrimage via the wonder of flight. However, this year Paul […]
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series SC13As I mentioned last week, this afternoon I was able to speak to a wonderful audience at the SC13 Exhibitor Forum. This particular track at the conference is rather interesting, as it really is put on as an opportunity for vendors to pretty much brag […]