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ALSO CALLED: HPC, High-Performance Clusters, High-Performance Computing, High Performance Clusters
DEFINITION: High-performance computing (HPC) is the use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently, reliably and quickly. The term applies especially to systems that function above a teraflop or 1012 floating-point operations per second. The term HPC is occasionally used as a synonym for supercomputing, although technically a supercomputer is a system that performs at or near  … 
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Introducing the SPARC M7 Processor with Software in Silicon
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: Tune into the following brief video to learn more about the Oracle SPARC M7 processor architecture and what gives it its ability to deliver unmatched security, performance, and affordable computing. Watch now and learn what this system can do for your business today.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 17 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation

John Fowler Hashes Out M7 Software
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: The following video introduces Oracle's M7 open platform, a silicon-based hardware/software integrated system that can deliver unparalleled processing performance. Access now and learn why the M7 innovation can be such a valuable tool in moving your business forward.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation

GPFS Design Best Practices by Scott Denham
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast and learn how to effectively design GPFS so that you can best manage your storage.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2015


Packet Capture in High-Speed and Data Center Networks
sponsored by WildPackets, Inc.
WEBCAST: This in-depth webcast explores the impact high-speed networking, changing traffic patterns, and new capture points have on network monitoring today and reveals key places you must capture data to truly achieve the visibility you need to ensure optimal network performance.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Sep 3, 2013

WildPackets, Inc.

How Enterprise-Class Services Integrate with Real Companies
sponsored by Comcast
PODCAST: Discover why one of your peers chose Enterprise Services from Comcast to fulfill their need for a high-speed connection between their primary site and disaster recovery site.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012


Setting the Foundation for Exceptional Performance
sponsored by Neustar®
WEBCAST: Join Neustar’s performance expert as he discusses how to set the stage for performance. In this informative webcast you will learn about: foundations of web performance; getting to stability; building high performance systems; and high quality operations.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2012


Intel® Chip Chat
sponsored by Intel
PODCAST: Intel® Chip Chat is a recurring podcast series of informal, one-on-one interviews with some of the brightest minds in the industry. It strives to bring listeners closer to the innovations and inspirations of the men and women shaping the future of computing, and in the process share a little bit about the technologists themselves.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 13, 2011


How to Select the Right Database for Your Next Generation HPC
sponsored by Versant Corp.
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces a framework to evaluate key database technologies. You will learn how to make the best database platform selection based on your specific high performance application development requirements and therefore avoid costly failures. View this webcast for insight into selecting the right database for your next generation HPC.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 21, 2011, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

Versant Corp.

NNMi for Windows
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Manage fault, availability, performance and advanced network services for your physical and virtualized network infrastructure. View details of this trial software.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Premiered: 07 Oct 2010

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Parallel Programming Talk - Dr. David Patterson on the future of Parallel Programming
sponsored by Intel Software Network
PODCAST: Join master of the parallel universe Clay Breshears and Aaron Tersteeg as they discuss parallel programming with a special guest. This episode features Dr. David Paterson, Director of the Universal Parallel Computing Research Center at UC Berkeley sponsored by Intel and Microsoft.
Posted: 28 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2009

Intel Software Network

Get More Virtual with Dell and VMware vSphere
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Learn how Dell has designed and integrated the Dell EqualLogic Virtual SAN with VMware® vSphere 4.0 with to help you save money and get more virtual.
Posted: 24 Jun 2009 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2009

Dell, Inc.

Improving JVM scalability and performance
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
VIDEOCAST: John Davies, Technical Director, IONA and Gil Tene, CTO & co-founder of Azul Systems, discusses how Azul Compute Appliances solves scalability and performance problems in organizations due to their business critical Java applications.
Posted: 02 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Aug 2, 2007, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)

Azul Systems, Inc
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HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  the currently highest operational rate for computers. Some supercomputers work at more than a petaflop or 1015 floating-point operations per second.The most common users of HPC systems are scientific researchers, engineers and academic institutions. Some government agencies, particularly the military, also rely on HPC for complex applications. High-performance systems often use custom-made components in addition to so-called commodity components. As demand for processing power and speed grows, HPC will likely interest businesses of all sizes, particularly for transaction processing and data warehouses. … 
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