Working on marketing materials for siCluster, new benchmark reports, …

Weофис обзавеждане are developing some marketing materials and pages for our siCluster systems. Also some new internal benchmark reports on JackRabbit, DeltaV, and other tools. Also, we have some contracts we are working on to supply some new benchmarks of some announced/delivered and announced/not-currently shipping chips. Have a variety of new things showing up in […]

Sunacle … Orasun … the saga continues …

It does seem that Larry Ellison and his team are focused where they think Sun’s real value lies. From an article today in The Register, some of these plans are showing up in the press. For those not sure if things are done with, the JAVA symbol appear to be going going … gone. You […]

The “pony” scale

We get RFPs all the time. Some of these RFPs are genuine “show us good things so we can consider them.” Many are “we really want to buy something quite specific, but the rules won’t let us specify then.” Some of them have requirements or limits that make me think of a kid saying … […]

OT: Joe’s weekend adventure … bo kata, sparring …

I had some karate fun over the weekend, participating at a tournament in Michigan. First tournament, never done this before. Ok, in high school, I did wrestling. Same long waits punctuated by fast action, in a make or break mode. The school I attend is here. Great instructors, nearly infinite patience for newbies like me. […]

Sun-acle … Orasun … Java …

The acquisition has been given a green light in Europe. Now … as to what this means after nearly 10 months of uncertainty to Sun’s remaining customers, the ones that haven’t fled to other vendors, may be a moot question. What this means to various markets is also unknown. We haven’t seen much focus of […]

Yeah, I blowed up da motherboard … in the central server

Yuppers. Updated the bios for the brand new 6 core AMD chips. And whammo. Motherboard was toast. Yessiree toast. A door jam. A square frisbee. So I swapped it out for a motherboard we are using for testing. On the plus side, scalableinformatics.com is now being served by a shiny new Nehalem E5504. On the […]