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Dell to acquire EMC

Dell has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EMC, while maintaining VMware as a publicly-traded company. The total price of the acquisition is reported to be approximately $67 billion dollars - the largest merger of two technology firms in history

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Allotrope to end data disarray

The Allotrope Foundation, an industry consortium specifically focused on the development of technology solutions for data handling in research, has developed the Allotrope Data Format (ADF), an advanced data structure that marks a major step forward in its efforts to harmonise laboratory data formats

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Robert Roe reports on developments in AI that are helping to shape the future of high performance computing technology at the International Supercomputing Conference

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James Reinders is a parallel programming and HPC expert with more than 27 years’ experience working for Intel until his retirement in 2017. In this article Reinders gives his take on the use of roofline estimation as a tool for code optimisation in HPC

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Sophia Ktori concludes her two-part series exploring the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries.

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As storage technology adapts to changing HPC workloads, Robert Roe looks at the technologies that could help to enhance performance and accessibility of
storage in HPC

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By using simulation software, road bike manufacturers can deliver higher performance products in less time and at a lower cost than previously achievable, as Keely Portway discovers