Cloud supercomputing lets small firms act like big guns

For much of its existence, Woodward Governor Co. has been building fuel nozzles and other parts for jet aircraft engines the old-fashioned way -- carefully designing them, building physical prototypes out of raw

Published on: July 14th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

Stunning supercomputing apps that can run on your desktop

High-performance computing (HPC) has almost always required a supercomputer -- one of those room-size monoliths you find at government research labs and universities. And while those systems aren't going away, some of the

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 John Brandon

Ontario offers $20M boost to HPC

The Ontario government poured more than $20 million into the province’s high-performance computer sector Friday, boosting operational support for networks that serve most of its post-secondary research institutions.Much of the money, $11.5 million,

Published on: September 22nd, 2006 Shane Schick