Virtual Bridges Provides HTML5-based Clientless Remote Access with the Release of VERDE 7.2
December 9, 2014 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off

Enterprise VDI solution provides users with browser-based access to virtual desktops from Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets as well as laptop, desktop and thin client devices
AUSTIN, Texas (December 9, 2014) – Virtual Bridges, Inc. today announced …

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Computer science and engineering well-represented at SC14
December 9, 2014 – 9:03 pm | Comments Off

Several faculty and students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC) held in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 16-21. SC, the largest and most diverse conference in the computing community, is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society. It brought together more than 10,000 attendees.

high-performance computing“Designing Dense Linear Algebra Libraries for High Performance Computing” was the subject of Dr. Jack Dongarra’s talk for the HPC Interconnections program portion of the conference. He previewed software and algorithm challenges that are faced when designing numerical libraries at scale.

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A data center consolidation plan 800 years in the making
December 9, 2014 – 8:57 pm | Comments Off
A data center consolidation plan 800 years in the making

Ian Tasker, data center manager at Cambridge University, intends to do just that. The data center consolidation plan pulls operations from independent colleges and departments into a modularly designed and up-to-date data center building, centralizes …

Free up space on your hard drive using your cloud storage’s selective sync option
December 9, 2014 – 7:44 pm | Comments Off
Free up space on your hard drive using your cloud storage’s selective sync option

Running out of hard drive space on your PC used to be a problem. It usually meant you had to get a new PC, or offload some files onto an external hard disk, or upgrade …

Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service
December 9, 2014 – 7:25 pm | Comments Off
Altiscale Lands $30M To Continue Building Hadoop Cloud Service

When you think of Hadoop, you probably think of a complex on-premises set up in your data center, but Altiscale wants to reduce some of that complexity by moving the whole thing to the cloud and …

BBVA buys Spanish ‘big data’ start-up
December 9, 2014 – 7:19 pm | Comments Off
BBVA buys Spanish ‘big data’ start-up

BBVA has bought a Spanish “big data” start-up in the latest sign that large banks are increasingly eager to integrate new technologies into their business models. Madiva Soluciones, founded in 2008, processes “unstructured data” for …

How Green Data Centers Achieve Efficiency
December 7, 2014 – 8:08 pm | Comments Off
How Green Data Centers Achieve Efficiency

Data centers have matured immensely over the past decade with today’s data centers being greener than ever. Pike Research mentions that the green data center market was worth $17.1 billion in 2012. The green data center …

Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users
December 7, 2014 – 7:50 pm | Comments Off
Hadoop needs a better front-end for business users

Whether you’re running it on premises or in the cloud, Hadoop leaves a lot to be desired in the ease-of-use department. The Hadoop offerings on the three major cloud platforms (Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce  — EMR, …

HP flings big data at cloud, sysadmins’ faces
December 7, 2014 – 7:36 pm | Comments Off
HP flings big data at cloud, sysadmins’ faces

Your log files, the story goes, aren’t just a record of every every stray packet that grazes your firewall or every temperature spike inside your servers when someone uses the microwave in the lunch room. …

VMware warns of vCenter cross-site-scripting bug
December 6, 2014 – 9:24 pm | Comments Off
VMware warns of vCenter cross-site-scripting bug

It’s Friday! By later this afternoon you’ll be working at half-pace and contemplating weekend fun. Unless you run VMware’s vCenter control freak, because Virtzilla has just revealed a nasty cross-site scripting flaw in the product. …