Clemson corrals idle computers

Sun HPC customer Clemson University is using spare cycles on campus to create a supercomputing grid that can rapidly process large amounts of data. The Condor program – named for a scavenging bird – searches for computer resources to meet researchers’ needs, said Jim Bottum, Clemson’s chief information officer. Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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