High-Performance Linux Clusters

The present and future of high-performance computing. more>>

Picking the RapidMind

RapidMind has a mind to make advances in the use of multicore programming rapidly available. more>>

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Cluster Suite

Building a highly available solution using the RHEL cluster suite. more>>

/var/opinion - Parallel Is Coming into Its Own

Changing my mind about distributed computing made me aware of the sweet aroma of opportunity. more>>

DRBD in a Heartbeat

How to build a redundant, high-availability system with DRBD and Heartbeat. more>>

Getting Started with Condor

How to try Condor for multiplatform distributed computing. more>>

Clustering Is Not Rocket Science

HPC clustering for computing at hypersonic speed is not as difficult as it sounds. more>>

Mainstream Parallel Programming

Whether you're a scientist, graphic artist, musician or movie executive, you can benefit from the speed and price of today's high-performance Beowulf clusters. more>>

The Ultimate Linux Server

The Aberdeen A261T rackmount server delivers amazing bang for the buck as a rule of thumb—literally. more>>
Cray XD1 System Architecture

Heterogeneous Processing: a Strategy for Augmenting Moore's Law

One way to break the high performance computing barrier imposed by the limitations of Moore's Law more>>

First Beowulf Cluster in Space

When a satellite's image-gathering power exceeds the bandwidth available to transmit the images, a Linux cluster right on the satellite helps decide which images to send back to Earth. more>>

Measuring and Improving Application Performance with PerfSuite

Get a realistic view of how your program runs on real hardware, so you can find small changes that make a big performance difference. more>>
InfiniBand cables

InfiniBand and Linux

Learn why letting a remote system on the network scribble in your memory is fine, how user-space applications can send data without bothering the kernel and more facts about the new high-performance interconnect. more>>

Building a Bioinformatics Supercomputing Cluster

Bioinformatics tools running in the OSCAR cluster environment turned 17 recycled PCs into a system that improves performance for user queries. more>>

Scientific Visualizations with POV-Ray

With a little work, the Persistence of Vision Raytracer (POV-Ray) can be adapted to create stunning three-dimensional imagery from floating-point scientific data files. more>>
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