… and Chrysler goes “bang”

Chapter 11 filing today. Seems that the administration is thinking this will be a fast process. I think the creditors think otherwise. Chrysler may be worth more to them in a Chapter 7 liquidation than a Chapter 11 and section 363 scenario. What does this mean to HPC? Potentially lots. Chrysler, and all of its […]

Wisdom from Down-Under

Found this, this morning. As the US and the rest of the world take defibrillator paddles to the economy, and we hear mutterings of class warfare, it is interesting to hear similar sentiments expressed … globally … by the people doing the actual job creating. This link is the full story. Good read. I don’t […]

Day job news

Nope, haven’t been acquired. There is a lot of that going around though (and in some cases, rollups can do good in this market). We are now officially a Cray CX1 reseller (woot!!!) Since my SGI days, I’ve really enjoyed working with my Crayon colleagues. The funny thing is that many of the faces are […]

3ware acquired by LSI

AMCC looks like they sold their 3ware raid bits to LSI on the 21st of April. 3ware is one of the major lower end RAID suppliers out there. They have a volume business, but like everyone, I suspect AMCC was falling on hard times, and needed to monetize its purchase of 3ware. What does this […]

A plan to work around the rPath issues in OpenFiler

So I was thinking about how to work around the issues I found in OpenFiler. Basically the inability to upgrade drivers is the critical issue. Well, if OpenFiler never touches the hardware, this is much less of an issue. Bear with me. Viewed 17487 times by 4764 viewers

Cloudy issues

I need to get this out first and foremost. I do believe that cloud computing or similar is inevitable. It is coming. I am also a realist. I know perfectly well that there are some fairly significant impediments to it. The impediments are a mixture of technological deployment, and business models. Its not impossible to […]