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Hadoop Introduction – A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

This tutorial provides thorough introduction of Hadoop. The tutorial covers what is Hadoop, what is the need of Hadoop, why hadoop is most popular, Hadoop Architecture, data flow, Hadoop daemons, different flavours, introduction of Hadoop componenets like hdfs, MapReduce, Yarn, etc. Hadoop is an...
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OpenHPC Pedal Put to the Compute Metal

The ultimate success of any platform depends on the seamless integration of diverse components into a synergistic whole – well, as much as is possible in the real world – while at the same time being flexible enough to allow for components to be swapped out and replaced by others to suit personal...
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FPGA Myths

As data center sprawl is now understood to be expensive and may not deliver performance increases for all types of applications, new technologies are coming to the rescue.  A field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit designed to be configured by a customer or a designer after...
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Microsoft loves open source
Microsoft's love for Linux and the open source community grows after announcing a Linux Foundation Platinum-level membership. The industry this week has been looking back on the company's evolving attitude towards OSS, and forward to what this means for technology.

This Week in Open Source: Microsoft Expands Open Source Love, 498/500 Supercomputers Run Linux, and More

This week in Linux and OSS news, Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member; a powerful move that signifies its commitment to open source, 498 out of 500 supercomputers run Linux, and more! This week was a big one for open source. Make sure you're caught up with our weekly digest. 1...
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Linux Dominates November TOP500 Supercomputer List

The latest semi-annual list of the world's top 500 supercomputers was released on November 14, showing little change at the top of the list. The China-based Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer, which first claimed the title of the world's fastest system in June 2016, still reigns supreme. Sunway...
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High Performance Computing (HPC): A Look at What's Next with TACC's Dan Stanzione

High performance computing (HPC) is increasingly going mainstream as the industries using supercomputers to crunch data is multiplying at a rapid clip. We caught up with Dan Stanzione, executive director of the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) at the University of Texas, Austin, to talk about...
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Radio Free HPC Reviews the New TOP500

The 48th edition of the TOP500 list saw China and United States pacing each other for supercomputing supremacy. Both nations now claim 171 systems apiece in the latest rankings, accounting for two-thirds of the list. However, China has maintained its dominance at the top of the list with the same...
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Open Mainframe Project
Mainframe computing is not only still relevant, but thriving, particularly with Linux. For technical details and a performance comparison on running MongoDB on the mainframe, download the Open Mainframe Project’s tech brief below.

Running MongoDB and Other Open Source Apps on the Mainframe

Open source software is increasingly becoming available on the mainframe.  MongoDB is among the most popular of several programs supporting Linux for mainframe. Yes, the mainframe. Surprisingly to some, mainframe computing is still in heavy use in large organizations. Indeed, 92 of the top 100...
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Collaboration Yields Open Source Technology for Computational Science

The gap between the computational science and open source software communities just got smaller - thanks to an international collaboration among national laboratories, universities and industry. The Eclipse Science Working Group (SWG), a global community for individuals and organizations who...
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SUSE Preps Linux for ARM Servers

The move toward ARM-based servers took another step forward this week as SUSE announced plans for server and storage versions of Linux supporting 64-bit ARM SoCs. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Enterprise Storage will be available before the end of the year. Intel currently dominates the...
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