April/May 2010

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A booming banking sector

Biobanks have their own unique requirements in terms of data management and, with increasing amounts of molecular data being generated around biobank samples, sophisticated informatics solutions are essential, as Greg Blackman finds out

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Unbounded clusters

Especially with the advent of cloud computing, virtualisation and the increasing popularity of GPUs, what a physical computing system looks like is very fluid. Paul Schreier looks into how vendors of cluster management software address the provisioning and workload management needs
resulting from this major trend

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David Wang gives his view on how modern laboratories can leverage data to provide maximum value

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Elsevier’s Jabe Wilson predicts radical changes in the ways AI will be used in scholarly communications

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Robert Roe looks at advances in automotive simulation

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Sophia Ktori reveals the informatics company’s history – and plans for the future

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Robert Roe reports from the SC17 conference keynote, detailing progress on the Square kilometre Array project