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An entrepreneur’s journey into grid computing and partnering with Microsoft, by John Powers

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Entries from July 2007

Dan Ciruli Rocks

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Or more accurately — Dan Ciruli is on DotNetRocks this week.  If you want to know how to scale out Web services using .NET (and other grid-related topics), drop everything and listen to this week’s DotNetRocks program.  Well worth it.

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Tags: Grid applications · Presentations

The Digipede Network, Version 2.0 — More better

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

OK, I’m back from vacation in Oregon, and while I promised to bore everyone catching up on old news, I think that news will still be old later — Better to start with some new news. It’s time to leak some information about the Digipede Network Version 2.0, coming this summer to a grid near […]

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Tags: Compute Cluster Server · Grid applications · Partnering with Microsoft


July 16th, 2007 · No Comments

I am on vacation in Oregon with my family.  (As some of you know, I’m a closet Oregonian — the seven years I lived here left a big impression, and I come back here a lot.) At first I thought “hey, this will be a great time to catch up on all the blogging I didn’t […]

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July 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Digipede is the 2007 ISV Innovation Partner of the Year! A huge thank you to all our customers, partners, and the increasingly large, vocal, and supportive Microsoft chapter of the Digipede Fan Club. I will have more details on this announcement, and on our experiences at this year’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner conference some time soon, but I […]

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Tags: Events · Partnering with Microsoft · Uncategorized

At the Microsoft WPC in Denver

July 10th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m in Denver today for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, which starts tomorrow.  The big event this year, or course, will come on Wednesday, when we find out who will be the 2007 ISV Innovation Partner of the Year!  Did I mention that Digipede is a finalist?  Digipede is a finalist.  So are worthy contenders Fractal Edge […]

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Tags: Events · Partnering with Microsoft

Must read

July 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

OK, if you’re reading about distributed computing, you’re probably already reading Serial to Parallel to Distributed by Marc Jacobs, but if you’re not, it’s time to start.  Marc is a former Digipede client (at a big secretive asset manager) who has since moved on to the elite financial technology consulting firm Lab49.  Marc writes insightfully […]

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Tags: Compute Cluster Server · Events · Grid applications · Growth · Partnering with Microsoft · Presentations