Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Industry Group Discusses Grid Computing Networking Implications

Filed under
News

The Globus Consortium -- a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco,
HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa -- today released the June issue of
the Globus Consortium Journal (www.globusconsortium.org/journal). This
month, the newsletter focuses on the network-specific requirements and
directions being ushered in by enterprise Grid computing.

Highlights include:

* Nortel's Franco Travostino shares info about some fascinating
breakthroughs his team has made with Xen hypervisors and virtualized network
resources.

* Two of Univa's brightest and most experienced networking veterans --
Richard Wellner and Scott Koranda -- answer some specific questions about
network considerations for Grid.

* Leading networking industry analyst Andreas Antonopoulos from Nemertes
Research explains how Grid relates to other emerging technologies
enterprises are evaluating to make their datacenters shine.

* A sneak preview of the widely-anticipated enterprise Grid book hitting the
shelves in 2006: Grid Networks, Enabling Grids With Advanced Communication
Technology.

* "Grid and the Future of the Network Machine" -- Revisiting one of the most
memorable panels at GlobusWorld 2005 (moderated by Network World editor in
chief, John Dix).

Visit: www.globusconsortium.org/journal

More in Tux Machines

FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre & Meltdown (and Hugs)

  • FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre & Meltdown
    Landing in FreeBSD today was the mitigation work for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities. It's taken a few more weeks longer than most of the Linux distributions to be re-worked for Spectre/Meltdown mitigation as well as DragonFlyBSD, but with FreeBSD Revision 329462 it appears their initial fixes are in place. There is Meltdown mitigation for Intel CPUs via a KPTI implementation similar to Linux, the Kernel Page Table Isolation. There is also a PCID (Process Context Identifier) optimization for Intel Westmere CPUs and newer, just as was also done on Linux.
  • FreeBSD outlaws virtual hugs
  • AsiaBSDCon 2018 Conference Programme

Linux: To recurse or not

Linux and recursion are on very good speaking terms. In fact, a number of Linux command recurse without ever being asked while others have to be coaxed with just the right option. When is recursion most helpful and how can you use it to make your tasks easier? Let’s run through some useful examples and see. Read more

Today in Techrights

Android Leftovers