Nominate your favorite HPC product and company for a readers choice award

Please go here and nominate! Last year, our customer Lucera, won best in Financial Services. We built the vast majority of their infrastructure, so we like to think we contributed in some manner to their success. This year, please don’t hesitate to nominate us (or second/third/etc.) for Best HPC Storage Product of Technology for Scalable … Read moreNominate your favorite HPC product and company for a readers choice award

IPO: Pure Storage files

Not really an HPC/Big Data play (yet). But they have filed. The traditional array market is in a decline, and depending upon how you view it, its either merely a steep decline, or an out-and-out death spiral. The tier1 vendors are defending a shrinking turf against aggressive smaller and more focused players. Moreover, flash is … Read moreIPO: Pure Storage files

rebuilding our kernel build system for fun and profit

No, really mostly to clean up an accumulation of technical debt that was really bugging the heck out of me. I like Makefiles and I cannot lie. So I like encoding lots of things in them. But it wound up hardwiring a number of things that shouldn’t have been hardwired. And made the builds brittle. … Read morerebuilding our kernel build system for fun and profit