Archive for November, 2007

Volunteer computing mixed with traditional grid computing

November 26, 2007

http://www.utexas.edu/oncampus/2007/11/15/tacc-feature/ The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) recently announced its partnership with the World Community Grid. It will assist the project by running World Community Grid software on its employee PCs, installing the client on the new Stampede cluster helping scientists scale their research for the World Community Grid...

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Ceph Distributed Network File System

November 26, 2007

The Ceph Distributed Network File System is an interesting, new project announced on the lkml “Ceph is a distributed network file system designed to provide excellent performance, reliability, and scalability with POSIX semantics.” (Note the comments at the kerneltrap link, there is an update on the GPFS part of...

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Workspaces at SC07

November 14, 2007

Kate will give a talk today: 10:30-11:00am at the AIST booth. Go check it out! (In the future, you should be able to find the slides here).

New Hadoop blog

November 14, 2007

There’s a new Hadoop blog. This is just a quick note to point out the newest addition to the family of YDN blogs: Hadoop and Distributed Computing at Yahoo!, a blog that’ll focus on the Hadoop open source project and related distributed computing topics.