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

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Digipede on Channel9

July 1st, 2009 · No Comments

I went to Microsoft’s Mountain View office last week, where I did an interview with William Leong, Microsoft ISV Evangelist.  We talked about Digipede’s market, products, and the need for grid computing in businesses of all sizes.  We even talked about IronPython, and how a last-minute addition to a recent version of our software has […]

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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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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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HTC Week, Days 1-3

November 29th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Dan and I arrived in Scotland on Monday after a long but trouble-free journey (thanks, British Airways and BellaTerra Travel). After attempting to catch up on sleep Monday night (I can’t sleep on planes, day or night, no matter how long the trip…), we attended Day 1 of High Throughput Computing Week at the UK […]

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High-Throughput Computing — Going to Scotland!

November 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

I have been invited to speak at a conference on High Throughput Computing at the UK National e-Science Center in Edinburgh next week.  This is extraordinary on a number of levels. First, the event is called “High Throughput Computing Week.”  If someone had told you five years ago that there was a “High Throughput Computing […]

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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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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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Upcoming MSDN Webcast

June 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

OK, we do a lot of Webcasts, and I don’t plug most of them here, but I’ll call attention to this one.  Dan and I have an MSDN Webcast called “Scaling SOA in Financial Services with Grid Computing for .NET” on June 12 at 10:00 AM Pacific time — mark your calendar now.  Here’s the MSDN […]

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

Digipede to sponsor Microsoft Financial Developers Conference in NYC 4/25-26

April 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Yes, I’m going back to New York again next week.  Digipede Director of Products Dan Ciruli and I will give a presentation and demonstration entitled “Scaling SOA with Grid Computing for .NET.”  SOA here is Service Oriented Architecture, an area of increased activity for us.  Here’s the abstract we wrote for our session: Presenters:  John […]

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Interviews and Demo on the Scoble Show

April 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Robert Anderson, Dan Ciruli and I were invited to spend a morning at Podtech’s headquarters in Palo Alto last month. Robert Scoble interviewed Robert and me about Digipede, then shot a video of Dan doing a demo of our software. Most of it turned out well; trying to show code by aiming a video camera […]

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