Analysis & Opinion

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software rises up the agenda

15 December 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software is coming of age, highlighted by a report from market researchers Frost and Sullivan and a conference on the topic to be held in February. Robert Roe reports

It’s about money, not all about customer service

10 December 2014
Exemplary customer service is surely a pre-requisite from any vendor of informatics products or services? Be careful what you wish for, says Gloria Metrick

Innovation shouldn’t be a dirty secret

1 December 2014
Richard Holland from the Pistoia Alliance considers how even competitors can work together to lower the barriers to innovation, without giving away their commercial secrets

The pros and cons of virtualisation in HPC

News image1 December 2014
Enterprise computing makes extensive use of virtualisation. If introduced properly, Deepak Khosla argues, it can have a useful role in high-performance computing too

More reasons to be cheerful for HPC

30 November 2014
In his third report from SC14, Tom Wilkie looks at vendors other than those involved in the new US HPC project and explores why their mood is also upbeat

Will HPC technology transform enterprise computing?

28 November 2014
In the second of his reports on SC14, held in New Orleans last week, Tom Wilkie ponders the implications for enterprise computing of technology developments in HPC

Archive

Will HPC technology transform enterprise computing?

28 November 2014

US back on the road to exascale

27 November 2014

What’s missing from the 'missing middle'?

10 November 2014

What does your software actually do, Mr Salesman?

6 November 2014

Food prices and the future of HPC in Europe

30 September 2014

Take HPC to the cloud – in a container

24 September 2014

Can informatics turn data into medical treatment?

23 September 2014

GHS: Why we should hand-write laboratory labels

22 September 2014

Treating the individual, with the knowledge of all

16 September 2014

Can IBM get neurosynaptic computing off the ground?

2 September 2014

HPC for the next generation of scientists – but not for beginners

24 July 2014

How aerospace helps shape simulation software

17 July 2014

When students compete, the HPC community wins

17 July 2014

Encouraging young engineers

14 July 2014

How history will guide us to exascale

9 July 2014

How to help software get to exascale?

8 July 2014

Simulation drives new cars' performance

7 July 2014

How do we make exascale happen?

7 July 2014

Send in the plumbers?

2 July 2014

France plans to focus on HPC

2 July 2014

ESAComp software used to design Solar Orbiter

1 July 2014

South Africa wins Student Cluster Challenge -- again

1 July 2014

Goodbye IBM. Hello Inspur?

27 June 2014

Europe’s strategy for HPC gathers money and momentum

15 June 2014

Setting store by reliability

13 June 2014

A problem not to be sniffed at?

3 June 2014

Shaping high-performance computing for small companies

29 May 2014

Is the end of the QC lab and its LIMS in sight?

27 May 2014

A dark Cloud for traditional lab informatics vendors?

21 May 2014

Paperless laboratories do better science

19 May 2014

Computers call for action on climate

9 May 2014

Submerged HPC systems step forward

2 May 2014

Building a Smart Laboratory

30 April 2014

Can HP redefine server design?

14 April 2014

Running a railway - what are the lessons for supercomputing?

9 April 2014

Educational software used to bridge the STEM skills gap

9 April 2014

Why big data means big bucks

27 March 2014

Students to cluster in Leipzig this summer

26 March 2014

Britain pledges £42 million for big data

24 March 2014

Sound and science

14 March 2014

Why are consumers better at technology than lab scientists?

11 March 2014

Beware the black box of scientific software

7 March 2014

How can we manage exabytes of distributed data?

6 March 2014

Collaboration tool aims to streamline paper writing and editing

31 January 2014

How to plug the skills gap

30 January 2014

Are apps the future of informatics?

28 January 2014

CRISP: tackling the data deluge in international science

20 December 2013

The supercomputing connection

12 November 2013

Data management: Is following the breadcrumb trail enough?

5 November 2013

Cloud and browser – the future of academia?

22 October 2013

Supercomputing – the reality behind the vision

10 October 2013

Software makes mistakes less costly

10 October 2013

Creating a 'right first time' environment

20 September 2013

HPC on-demand: the impact on training

10 September 2013

Meeting the big data needs of life sciences computing

29 August 2013

Software development standards for next-generation HPC systems

19 August 2013

Object storage comes of age

8 August 2013

How much faster can China go?

8 July 2013

Software: the hardware view

5 July 2013

Are we running out of codes?

4 July 2013

Software speeds supercomputers?

3 July 2013

The NAFEMS World Congress 2013

27 June 2013

Europe gets its HPC act together

26 June 2013

Taking on the student cluster challenge

24 June 2013

Challenges and solutions in debugging code on the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor

11 June 2013

In perfect tune with supercomputing

31 May 2013

The human condition

24 May 2013

Is less more in a paperless laboratory?

17 May 2013

Porting virtual screening applications

7 May 2013

Quantum leaps in computing

1 May 2013

The science of cryptology

22 April 2013

Report: eighth Annual Smartlab Exchange conference

12 April 2013

The role of HPC in oil and gas

3 April 2013

Alphabet soup

21 March 2013

Deglaciation secrets no longer on ice

11 March 2013

Careful consolidation?

5 March 2013

Taking scientific visualisation to new heights

4 February 2013

Active flow control

3 January 2013

Getting the science done, faster

30 November 2012

Report: 11th Annual ELNs and Advanced Laboratory Solutions

28 November 2012

Clusters bring change

30 October 2012

Cloud security in research environments

24 October 2012

Simulating success

16 August 2012

Seeking standards

14 August 2012

Interview: The changing landscape at ISC Cloud'12

23 July 2012

Mind the gap

7 June 2012

Supercomputing: from candlelit dinners to the House of Lords

19 April 2012

Interview: Tutorials on hybrid programming and more coming to ISC'12

17 April 2012

Taking the initiative

11 April 2012

Exascale: raising the stakes

11 April 2012

Follow the green brick road to exascale

11 April 2012

Interview: ClusterVision Delivers a Total Cluster Lifecycle

21 February 2012

A deep dive into transactional memory

16 February 2012

ELNs mean many things to many people

7 November 2011

A meeting of minds at ISC'11

24 June 2011

ISC 2011: The future of GPU accelerators

21 June 2011

In the bank

16 June 2011

Crunching the numbers

6 June 2011

Performance optimisation speeds plant genetic studies

24 May 2011

Innovation Center opens in Switzerland

20 May 2011

Future challenges within HPC

18 May 2011

Industry slow to adopt computer-aided engineering

13 May 2011

Supercomputing transforms study of evolutionary relationships

11 April 2011

Secrets of dinosaur footprints revealed

24 February 2011

Research gives new role for the cloud

6 January 2011

China grabs top spot in Top500 list

15 November 2010

Pan-European programme calls for project bids

3 November 2010

Formula for success

21 October 2010

Microsoft releases major update to Windows HPC Server

29 September 2010

Europe under-investing in HPC according to EU Commission-funded report

16 August 2010

Sink or swim - giraffes take to the water

16 June 2010

Digging into data in new ways

14 June 2010

China makes mark on Top500

14 June 2010

The hidden depth of Microsoft's Technical Computing Initiative

2 June 2010

LIMS event benefits both user and vendor

27 May 2010

EGI promises abundant computing power for all

7 April 2010

HPC to bounce back in 2010

22 February 2010

Jaguar replaces Roadrunner as world's most powerful supercomputer

1 December 2009

HPC User Forum discusses problems with exascale computing

12 October 2009

Researcher wins award for analytical work in field of metagenomics

1 October 2009

LabVantage acquires SQL*LIMS business

1 September 2009

Sandia sees data management challenges spiral

4 August 2009

Top500 list sees new supercomputers enter the fray

1 July 2009

Microsoft takes life seriously

4 June 2009

ISC'09 focuses on climate research, aeronautics and cloud computing

1 May 2009

Simulations reveal importance of communication during disease outbreaks

2 April 2009

LIMS open community launched

3 March 2009

More cores means slower supercomputing

20 January 2009

FPGA technology provides boost to proteomics research

19 December 2008

Cutty Sark's high-tech salvation

16 December 2008

Accessibility and green issues dominate SC08

3 December 2008

Microsoft dives into cloud computing with Windows Azure

30 October 2008

Fast cars and supercomputers

29 October 2008

Major conference programme at SC08

22 October 2008

Virtual heart developed as revolutionary cardiac teaching tool

29 September 2008

Researcher on virtual patient simulator wins international computing prize

23 September 2008

Coping with DNA reconstruction

15 August 2008

Edinburgh hosts Mathematical and Theoretical Biology conference

1 August 2008

ISC'08 boasts record attendance figures

3 July 2008

Climate change challenges HPC

20 June 2008

Supercomputing tech accelerates science

19 June 2008

HPC bones up on medical simulations

18 June 2008

Cardiff University gets HPC Centre of Excellence

3 June 2008

Customer conference maps future for LIMS

28 May 2008

DEISA symposium talks HPC e-Infrastructures

20 May 2008

Tetra Pak packs a HPC punch for fluid simulations

10 April 2008

HPC centre lets scientists try-before-they-buy

10 April 2008

What to expect from Analytica 2008

26 March 2008

Why supercomputing the stars needn’t cost the Earth

25 March 2008

Virtual human used to screen HIV drugs

7 February 2008

World’s biggest genomics project announced

24 January 2008

Maplesoft founds physical modelling think-tank

24 January 2008

UK national supercomputer unveiled

17 January 2008

Advanced imaging provides more detailed heart simulations

14 January 2008

Laboratory Informatics goes online

7 January 2008

Cost-effective EDMS helps small pharmas with electronic submissions

7 January 2008

Streamlined data analysis finds threats on the runway

16 November 2007

New agreement improves HPC simulations

23 October 2007

Distribution and development agreement for informatics products

1 October 2007

HPC chips work behind the scenes

25 September 2007

Video games increase US homeland security

3 September 2007

Symyx acquires MDL software in $123m cash transaction

17 August 2007

Grid computing reveals secrets about anthrax bacterium

3 August 2007

Education blog launched on Scientific Computing World website

5 June 2007

Not just semantics

17 May 2007

Bioinformatics bridges gap between disciplines

30 April 2007

Systems biology spreads across Europe

23 March 2007

HEC hits the UK

23 February 2007

ERP competition heating up

6 February 2007

New computational research centre in France

17 January 2007

Centre for Integrative Systems Biology appoints new director

18 December 2006

The advent of desktop supercomputing

28 November 2006

Thermo expands presence in the Middle East

3 November 2006

Workflow language helps predict climate change

25 October 2006