Friday, January 31, 2014

Henry Newman Rants About Flawed Hard Drive Study

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team looks at a recent study of hard drive reliability by Backblaze. Henry had a cow, writing in Enterprise Storage Forum that the study lacked technical rigor and drew dubious conclusions. Then Slashdot picked it up and all Hell broke loose.

Of course, Rich and Dan can't help but fan the fire.

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Lenovo Acquires IBM's x86 Server Business

In this podcast, the Radio Free HPC team gives their take on the recent news that IBM will soon be exiting the x86 server business. Lenovo looks to have gotten a great price, but will this mean to the Cloud and HPC market?

Sunday, January 5, 2014

HPC Data Center Evolution

In this podcast, Fritz Ferstl from Univa leads a fireside chat on the continuing HPC Datacenter Evolution.