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

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Entries from February 2008

Digipede Rocks the Windows Server 2008 Launch

February 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Dan Ciruli, Nathan Trueblood and I will be at the Windows Server 2008 Launch in Los Angeles tomorrow. Wear our sticker at this event — you could win an XBox 360! Digipede has a station in the “Partner Pavillion” in the LA Convention Center, at which we will be demonstrating the only grid computing solution […]

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Tags: Events · Grid applications · Partnering with Microsoft

Multi-Core and Grid Computing — New Digipede Video Shows the Way

February 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

It’s no secret that multi-core computing is the future; Intel and AMD have told us they can’t make a single core go much faster, but they can pack more and more cores onto a single chip. Current operating systems, compilers, and frameworks do little to assist the application architect or developer in taking advantage of this radical change in hardware.  Digipede’s grid […]

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Tags: Grid applications · Growth · Presentations

Back in Redmond (or nearly)

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments

I am in Bellevue, Washington today and tomorrow for a meeting of Microsoft partners in financial services.  The meeting is in one of Microsoft’s many local offices.  (If any of my loyal Microsoft readers want to get together, please contact me and we’ll work something out.) The financial services IT market is going through some interesting […]

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Tags: Events · Partnering with Microsoft

Digipede in New York Again

February 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Dan and I will be at another one-day conference in New York on Monday, February 11 — this one is Web Services / SOA on Wall Street, at the Roosevelt Hotel.  We’ll be in booth 211. I’ll be interested to see what the crowd is like.  While the broader IT world remains somewhat divided on […]

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Tags: Events · Grid applications · Presentations