Aircraft design simulation becomes supercharged…

posted Tuesday, February 13, 2007 2:39 AM by ktakeda | 0 Comments Today sees the announcement of a £17.4m CFMS UK project to enhance computer simulation productivity in aerospace, motorsports and marine sectors. The Southampton Institute for HPC is a partner, working with Microsoft to develop key architecture, tools and technologies to radically improve the…


Sun, Sea, and Supercomputers

posted Tuesday, February 13, 2007 2:16 AM by ktakeda | 0 Comments   Another November, another Supercomputing conference (SC’06). This year we were in Tampa, Florida, a nice change from grey and rainy Southampton. It certainly was hot, in the 80s Fahrenheit, but the thunderstorms are pretty torrential too!We were honoured to be part of the…


Call for comments for Microsoft Operations Manager Management Pack

posted Monday, January 22, 2007 12:29 PM by chris | 0 Comments   We released the MOM Management Pack for Windows CCS back in November last year. You can download the pack at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=53AE834A-7369-4655-82E5-1C2563CEC677&displaylang=en. You can also download the pack guide at http://www.microsoft.com/mom/techinfo/productdoc/default.mspx#E2BAC. Anybody has been using the pack? Do you have any suggestions, comments,…


SGI and Microsoft Join Forces to Expand High-Performance Computing

posted Monday, January 15, 2007 9:11 PM by DennisCr | 0 Comments   Leveraging SGI’s expertise in high-performance computing and Microsoft Corp.’s strategy of making HPC more accessible to a broader marketplace, SGI and Microsoft announced that SGI will offer Microsoft® Windows® Compute Cluster Server 2003 on SGI® Altix® XE cluster systems based on quad-core and dual-core…