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the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

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An incoming student at the College of Computing may enter with the desire to start their own company designing and marketing household robots.
Hochstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart (HLRS), one of Microsoft's Institutes for High-Performance Computing in Stuttgart, Germany, is currently using the Voltaire Grid Backbone switching platform with Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 on a cluster of Dual Intel EM64T central processing unit (CPU) NEC servers running LS-DYNA.
We are pleased to work with The MathWorks to help facilitate the next wave of discovery in the technical computing community by delivering software that addresses some of the barriers engineers and scientists face," said John Borozan, group product manager, Windows Server Division at Microsoft Corp.
Microsoft is pleased to be working with Verari Systems to help customers accelerate time-to-insight by providing a reliable, High Performance Computing platform to our customers," said John Borozan, group product manager, Windows Server Division at Microsoft Corp.
A 'perfect storm of contextual factors is driving the shift to ubiquitous computing.
To understand the ideal attributes of storage for grids, it is important to look at the way grid computing operates.
It depends on the availability of the computing resources, faculty's own background and expertise, and the room available in the current course requirements (Berry, Miller and Wood, 2002).
The general idea of computing as a service or utility has been around in various forms for more than 40 years, with such variations as rime sharing, computing bureaus, hosting services, centralized mainframes and ASPs, according to an article in Optimize magazine.
The emerging excitement over utility computing stands in stark contrast to the dismal current picture for co-location and managed services providers," Martorelli says.
Through this horizontal scaling, Sun Grid Engine software manages an organization's compute resources, allowing engineers to move beyond the desktop and leverage all the resources available on the net, thus reducing cycle times, speeding time to market and fundamentally changing the economics of technical computing.
Fully integrated, off-the-shelf ATCA systems from Continuous Computing deliver a number of business advantages including lower development costs, reduced technical and commercial risks, and deployment time savings of up to 18 months - a substantial decrease.
With origins in the DARPA Strategic Computing program of the mid-1980s, Beowulf-class cluster computing has evolved as the dominant approach for developing high performance computing systems.
To some observers, utility computing, also known as on-demand computing, is not that far removed from the days of mainframe time-sharing.
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