This year is one for the record books …

We passed an important milestone today. Well, ok, we passed it earlier in the week. But this is our best year to date on record. And the year isn’t over … still 28 days left …. Viewed 10846 times by 2331 viewers

siCluster decloaking

The day job pushed the announcement which went into the SC09 PR black hole out the door today. Also, the first installation is also indicated in the next announcement … Scalable Informatics Introduces siCluster, an Innovative and Highly Scalable Performance Storage Cluster Canton, MI, Dec 2, 2009 – Scalable Informatics Inc., a provider of innovative […]

I am not sure I should be amused, but I am …

The day job has a registration page for people who are interested in purchasing high performance storage, deskside supercomputing, storage clusters, and other HPC like things from us. This registration page asks some very simple things: who are you, where are you, what your shipping/billing address is, what you want your user name to be, […]

Storage cluster drag racing …

… well, I am trying to figure out what I am doing wrong in io-bm. I need a new method to defeat some of the smarter caching bits, my MPI_Send/MPI_Recv pairs are blocking pairs, and this impacted performance. Not only that, the additional traffic over the Infiniband was definitely a cause of contention on the […]