April/May 2006

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Problem-solving pushes boundaries

It is well known that equations and algorithms used in rocket science are used in Wall Street, but that is not the only crossover between hard-core scientific computing and the commercial world. Scientific research progresses because researchers constantly come up with new ways to meet the challenges thrown up by their research goals.

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Robert Roe looks at recent developments in processor and accelerator technology

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Robert Roe discusses the potential for software-defined storage with Excelero’s Josh Goldenhar

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With innovation in cooling technology increasingly more important to ensure energy, performance and cost efficiency of HPC, Keely Portway speaks to experts to find out what is driving the latest innovations

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Robert Roe talks to Southampton University’s Oz Parchment about the decision-making behind the latest HPC system at the University

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Gemma Church explains the background behind explosive growth in the simulation and modelling of low- and high-frequency electronics