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The Easy HPC button

We live in a results-driven world. Whether it’s an aerodynamicist waiting on simulation results to determine the efficiency of their latest model, or a doctor waiting on genomic pipeline results to determine next steps for a patient, results make the world go round.

Weekend IT SPARC-eology

Well it’s that time of the year again in the northern hemisphere where the weather starts to change and the autumn colours are in full swing.

10-4 to the Ten64 with Rockstor

I love it when a plan comes together! And this time, I’m not referring to a daring rescue by the A-Team, but rather something just slightly more mundane - network attached storage (NAS).

HiFive Unmatched - some benchmarking results

No sooner did I receive my SiFive HiFive Unmatched board than did the questions about the performance of the board start to come in - from far and wide.

Booting HiFive Unmatched

For those of you who like system bootup videos, here is the latest addition to my collection. Here I’ve captured the bootup of Ubuntu 21.04 on a SiFive HiFive Unmatched developer board.

Very risqué computing

This spring, we’ve been blessed with fantastic and almost tropical weather here in Southern Ontario, Canada. Normally at this time, after a long winter the last thing on my mind are indoor activities.