November, 2008

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November, 2008

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    Electric Vehicle Conversion Project

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    It’s great to run across professors that try ideas out – especially outside of their field.  Last week I was at Purdue University attending the Dept of Computing and Information Technology Industrial Advisory Board meeting – and found out about Mike...
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    WALL•E's Universe in WorldWide Telescope

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    Now this is fun science - Microsoft Research and Disney•Pixar team up to offer guided tours of the universe with WorldWide Telescope – how better to get our children interested in science and the universe – for most of us it was the Apollo Missions that...
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    HPC Server 2008 Experience Counts Academic Program

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    Great opportunity to get a special academic discount on Windows HPC Server 2008.   Windows® HPC Server 2008 Experience Counts Academic Program You know the value of high-performance computing (HPC). No matter the topic - the inner workings of...
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    GrayWulf (on SQL Server) wins SC’08 Storage Challenge

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    Congratulations to Alex Szalay and his amazing team at JHU for winning the SC’08 Storage Challenge – with the entry GrayWulf:Scalable Clustered Architecture for Data Intensive Computing . GrayWulf – is implemented with SQL Server 2008 Abstract: Data intensive...
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    Windows HPC Server 2008 cracks Top 10 in Top 500 list

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    The latest Top 500 list was released at Supercomputing Conference (SC08) in Austin, Texas today and Windows HPC Server 2008 was part of the #10 placed machine [ Dawning 5000A] from Shanghai Supercomputer Center .  This is the top machine outside...
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    University of Washington eScience Institute Rollout Event

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    Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure to participate and present at the UW eScience Institute kickoff event.  I really enjoyed the event and and the vision laid out by Ed Lazowska .  The talks by David Baker, Martin Savage and Andy Connolly...
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    Fun with Blog Maps – Oh North Dakota where are you?

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    It’s been a rainy Friday – so for fun I wanted to see ho w my WorldMap is doing.  I have hits from all 50 states, except North Dakota – so my challenge is how do I get one of the just over 640K residents to hit my blog….if you have any thoughts on...
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    Thank-you Fargo!!!

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    So here I am in Austin attending SuperComputing’08 posting about WALL•E and WWT and then noticed that my post about needing someone from North Dakota to visit the blog has been fulfilled :-) - Thanks to Fargo – all 50 states are checked off :-) Some interesting...
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