New Top 500 Champ: The K Supercomputer

The “K” supercomputer, a joint project by Fujitsu and the RIKEN center, has overtaken China’s Tianhe-1A system to gain the top spot on the updated list of the most powerful supercomputers. Here’s a closer look at the 9.9 megawatt system. Read More

Roundup: MapR, Dell, EMC

MapR licenses EMC Greenplum enterprise Hadoop, Dell expands virtualization portfolio with Virtual Lab 2.0 and thin client offerings, new EMC solutions for Citrix Desktop. Read More

Open Virtualization Alliance Formed

A consortium of tech companies announced the formation of the Open Virtualization Alliance Tuesday to foster the adoption of open virtualization technologies, including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). Read More

Sony to Reboot Playstation PSN in New Data Center

Sony said today that it will shift the operation of the Playstation Network (PSN) to a new data center as part of a broader retooling to improve the security of the service, which was shut down last week after intruders gained access to data from up to 78 million customer accounts. Read More

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