InfiniBand HPC Technology Moving to the Enterprise

According to updated research from IDC, steady growth in worldwide InfiniBand shipments and adoption rates is being propelled by HPC, scale-out database environments, shared virtualized I/O, and increasing demands from financial applications.
“Success in the HPC market is driving adoption into corporate data centers. Dozens of enterprise customers – primarily in banking, managed hosting services, Web 2.0, insurance services and healthcare – are now using InfiniBand interconnects in a variety of applications such as Monte Carlo analysis, oil and gas exploration, vehicle modeling, semiconductor design, utility computing, and with clustered database solutions like Oracle 10g RAC and IBM DB2.” Full Story


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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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