SuperComputing 2010: Faster and Denser Storage Technologies

The Supercomputing Conference 2010, commonly called SC10, is the conference/show for everything surrounding HPC (High Performance Computing). There are over 10,000 attendees of the conference while the expo floor is very large making it difficult to see and learn everything, but your intrepid author did his best to explore the expo floor in search of the latest HPC storage trends.

One question that a few people may ask is how are storage trends from HPC related to my storage needs/requirements including home users. The answer is fairly simple and perhaps more important than you might expect. HPC storage requirements are extremely demanding in many respects including performance, scalability, reliability, management, and file systems.

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