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

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Digipede and Microsoft — HPC Presentation

March 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Nathan Trueblood of Digipede will give a presentation about the role of the Digipede Network in Microsoft’s new High-Performance Computing (HPC) offering.  The presentation is part of a Microsoft HPC event in Denver on April 5, 2007, featuring the new Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 (CCS), the Digipede Network, and other Microsoft HPC partner offerings.  […]

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

Clubbing with Steve

January 19th, 2007 · No Comments

I went to New York again this week to see customers, prospects, partners, and so on.  But it pays to keep your plans flexible — because while I was there, a friend got me an invitation to a reception at Club 21 on Tuesday evening with a bunch of financial services executives and Steve Ballmer.  Earlier in […]

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Digipede’s Kim Greenlee to present at .NET Developer Event in Redmond

December 8th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Attention .NET Developers of the greater Seattle area (I hear there are some up there…). Digipede Evangelist Kim Greenlee will give a presentation on Concurrent Software Development at the .NET Developers Association meeting on Monday, December 11.  The meeting is on the Microsoft campus — in Building 40, the Steptoe Room (#1450).  She blogs about it here; be […]

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HPC event in NYC

November 30th, 2006 · 1 Comment

On Wednesday, December 6, Microsoft, Digipede, and other Microsoft HPC partners will host a half-day informational event describing how to achieve faster “time to insight” from computationally intensive financial applications.  Nathan Trueblood and I will be there (with one or more Digipede customers and a bunch of our friends from Microsoft) to help make this […]

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Grid computing in financial services

November 30th, 2006 · No Comments

Big Webcast today — Hear UBS Director of IT Eric Kristoff, Microsoft Industry Architect Stevan Vidich, and yours truly expound on the wonders of grid computing in the financial services industry.  Go here: http://www.xtalks.com/gridcomputing.ashx  

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Code Camp! Code Camp!

October 3rd, 2006 · No Comments

Digipede is sponsoring Silicon Valley Code Camp this weekend (October 7-8).  There are many good sessions, including (so far) three by Team Digipede.  Our Evangelista Kim Greenlee has a session on concurrency, and another one on debugging in VS2005.  Our Director of Products Dan Ciruli is talking about using .NET behind Excel Services. Go see […]

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Kim’s speaking at the Bay Area .NET User Group on Thursday

September 25th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Digipede Evangelista Kim Greenlee will present at the Bay Area .NET User Group on Thursday, September 28.  The show starts at 6:30, at 1 Market Street (the “Landmark Building”) in San Francisco.  (Yes, that’s Microsoft’s office — go to the second floor, and score some free pizza.)  It’s an easy BART ride from wherever you  […]

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At GridWorld 2006

September 12th, 2006 · No Comments

I always appreciate (crave?) recognition of Digipede’s accomplishments and role in the market.  I was very pleased and honored today to receive the GridToday Editor’s Choice award for “Best Price / Performance Middleware Solution for a Grid Implementation.”  Here I am with Tom Tabor, publisher of GridToday; thanks, Mitch, for taking the picture. GridWorld shows […]

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GridWorld 2006: When it sounds too good to be true…

September 10th, 2006 · 2 Comments

A few months back, when I wrote an abstract for GridWorld 2006 about “Grid Computing in Small and Medium Businesses,” well, suffice it to say that we had a few discussions before the presentation was accepted.  After all, everyone seems to KNOW that there’s no such thing as grid computing in small and medium businesses […]

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Digipede Presentation in Fresno

August 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Digipede Evangelist Kim Greenlee is headed to Fresno, where she’ll be the featured speaker at the Central California .NET User Group meeting on Wednesday, August 9.  The meeting starts at 6:30 and will be held at California State University, Fresno (Business Center, room 194). Kim’s talk is entitled From Threads to Grid – Application Scalability […]

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