Internet giants such as Google and Amazon run IT operations that are far larger than most enterprises even dream of, but lessons they learn from managing those humongous systems can benefit others in the industry.
D-Wave's 512-qubit quantum system could help solve optimization problems much more quickly than supercomputers, the company boasts.
A study by AMD and the Department of Energy showed a higher supercomputer had more memory problems.
An off-the-shelf Nvidia GPU is able to easily capture all the traffic of a 10Gbps network, Fermilab research finds.
Facebook's RocksDB is an embeddable, persistent key-value store designed for fast reads and writes.
The first 17 entrants in the latest supercomputer ranking produce half of all the supercomputing power on the list.
OpenSUSE joins Red Hat’sLinux distribution, Fedora, and Canonical’s Ubuntu in offering an experimental Linux distribution that can run on 64-bit ARM processors.
Cray has released a package designed to allow XC30 users to easily deploy Hadoop.
China has maintained its lead in the twice-yearly ranking of the world's most powerful supercomputers, with the Chinese National University of Defense Technology's Tianhe-2 system bringing 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) to the contest, almost twice the calculations offered by the runner up, the Titan Cray system run by the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
AppStream could bring advanced graphics rendering to even the smallest of portable tablets.
SSDs offer more consistent I/O speeds than disk drives, making them the core of Amazon's new high-performance I2 instances.
At its re:Invent user conference, Amazon Web Services also unveils new instances types and multizone backups for its data warehouse.
Amazon Web Services hopes that its new WorkSpace VDI service will appeal to enterprises with low cost and maintenance.
The head of Amazon Web Services slammed IBM and launched a VDI service at this year's AWS Reinvent conference.
Microsoft has added an array of services around its Visual Studio IDE to help developers update and manage their software after it goes into production.