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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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Into the Future: The Fast Track for Financial Markets
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how high performance computing solutions from IBM can enable high-velocity financial analytics and trading.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM Line of Business

Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 5400 Series- Product Brief
sponsored by Intel Corporation
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Core Intel® Xeon® processor 5400 series help provide your data center or business with the performance headroom needed to confidently consolidate applications onto fewer systems using proven virtualization solutions.
Posted: 10 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Intel Corporation

Centralized management for UNIX, Linux, Web and database platforms with Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enable UNIX and Linux server workstations to participate seamlessly in an Active Directory domain, establishing Directory as the single point of administration and security policy enforcement. Also, learn how to eliminate security exposures to...
Posted: 10 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Centrify Corporation

Performance of Microsoft® SQL Server&#153 2005 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Solutions on Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers and Dell™ PowerVault™ Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This performance white paper illustrates the efficiencies of deploying SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing technologies on Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell PowerVault MD1000 storage arrays
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Dell, Inc.

Deploying Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Solutions on Dell™ PowerEdge™ Servers and Dell™ PowerVault™ Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse technologies on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault storage.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Dell, Inc.

The Intelligent Choice for Business Intelligence
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell has partnered with Microsoft to create three validated partner reference configurations for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. This white paper discusses BI and DW applications for SQL Server 2005.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Dell, Inc.

Oracle Business Intelligence Standard One Edition
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses Oracle Business Intelligence Standard Edition One, a powerful, integrated and comprehensive business intelligence system. Learn how to provide business insight, value, and ease of use for both, end users and administrators.
Posted: 04 Dec 2007 | Published: 03 Dec 2007

Oracle Corporation

Simplifying Storage Management in a Growing Environment
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: No business, regardless of size, has been immune to the growth of digital content. This white paper discusses how data storage has changed and the new technologies available to combat this increase in content.
Posted: 30 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Hitachi Data Systems

Symantec Backup Exec Quick Recovery and Off-Host Backup Solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Microsoft SQL Server
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a comprehensive technology for customers that want quick recovery and off-host backup support. Eliminate backup windows, reduce the performance load on application servers, and quickly bring applications back online after data c...
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Symantec Corporation

Designing Power-Friendly Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for power management and explains the technologies available for designing power-friendly devices. Not just for system's designers this information is valuable and applicable to any computing enviro...
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Intel Corporation

Don't Judge a CPU Only by Its GHz
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to see how the latest Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processor matches up against single core and dual core processors in software performance. See how workload performance compares in categories such as mail servers...
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Intel Corporation

VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Connects Bell Canada for Optimized Customer Care
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Streamline systems and facilitate outsourcing by implementing virtual desktop infrastructure. Learn how virtual desktop infrastructure consolidates and eliminates costly computing environments helping to improve service capabilities.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

VMware, 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

Intel Energy-Efficient Performance
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Through energy efficient performance advances across our microarchitecture, silicon, platforms, and software, Intel is on the fast path to creating processors that reach even- greater milestones in performance, energy efficiency...
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Intel® Multi-Core Processors: Making the Move to Quad-Core and Beyond
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the advantages and challenges of multi-core processing, plus provides a glimpse into the upcoming Intel® quad-core processors and the direction in which Intel is taking multi-core processors to the future.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Intel Architecture and Silicon Cadence: The Catalyst for Industry Innovation
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Intel multi-core processors enable faster, more connected, trusted, personalized and natural computing experiences than ever before. Read this paper to learn more about current and future multi-core processor architectures.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

From a Few Cores to Many: A Tera-scale Computing Research Overview
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides and overview of the Intel® Tera-scale Computing Research Program, Intel's overarching effort to shape the future of Intel processors and platforms. Learn about the heart of Intel's research-achieving c...
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Turning Challenges into Opportunities in the Data Center
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Developing reliable metrics for comparison of energy-efficiency performance is the first requirement.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Intel Corporation

Inside Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture - Setting New Standards for Energy-efficient Performance
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture incorporates new and significant innovations designed to optimize the power, performance, and scalability of microprocessors.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Introducing the 45nm Next-generation Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews how the 45nm next-generation Intel® Core™2 and Intel® Xeon® processor families will deliver architectural features and advancements to help make software run faster and improve energy efficiency.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Intel Corporation

Quad-core Processors Bring Higher Performance and Lower Cost to Mainstream Computing
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this IDC white paper is to compare quad-core processors and single-core processors. It then explores the market adoption, customer value proposition and adoption plans for Intel's quad-core technology processor through ...
Posted: 15 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

HP, Intel, & VMware

Quantum's StorNext 3.0 - High Performance Data Sharing with Built-in Data De-duplication
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Acting quickly since its acquisition of ADIC last August, Quantum recently announced a major update to its StorNext software solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Quantum Corporation

Server Consolidation with Virtualization
sponsored by VMware and IBM
BOOK: IT organizations are adopting a new generation of infrastructure technologies and methodologies including server consolidation. Learn how virtualization can help with this transition.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 11 Jan 2005

VMware and IBM

Achieving Enterprise SAN Performance with the Brocade 48000 Director
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how IT organizations can leverage the benefits of this SAN director to maximize performance, flexibility, and data availability in mission-critical environments.
Posted: 13 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Brocade

Myspace: A Breakthrough in Social Networking
sponsored by Isilon Systems
CASE STUDY: MySpace, a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corp. (NYSE: NWS, NWSA), is the premier lifestyle portal on the Internet, allowing its users to connect with each other based on shared interests, group memberships, geography, and ...
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Isilon Systems
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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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