Behind Avatar’s Fancy Special Visual Effect

Behind Avatar’s Fancy Special Visual Effect Since 12/18/2009, Avatar has attracted all people’s eyes on this planet. I watched a 3D IMAX version of this film some time ago. After seeing those fancy special visual effect, I can’t help wondering how they accomplish that and what computer hardware/software they had used.The special effect of Avatar…


Programming Windows Hpc Server – Using SOA Model

Conventionally, HPC/Parallel problems can be roughly divided into the following two categories[1][2]:- Data Parallel, these applications divides the input data into a number of completely independent parts. The same computation is undertaken on each part. And some kind of post processing after the computations is needed.- Task Parallel, these are those jobs that its functionality…

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Programming Windows Hpc Server – Using MPI Model

Conventionally, HPC/Parallel problems can be roughly divided into the following two categories[ref]:- Data Parallel, these applications divides the input data into a number of completely independent parts. The same computation is undertaken on each part. And some kind of post processing after the computations is needed.- Task Parallel, these are those jobs that its functionality…


Programming Windows Hpc Server – An Overview

Here is a very brief introduction on how to build a Windows Hpc Cluster and various ways to developing applications on this platform.Part I – Building A Windows Hpc Cluster1. Build Hpc Cluster Head Node- OS: Windows Server 2008 x64, Standard/Enterprise/Hpc Edtion- Hpc Pack 2008 (head mode installation)- Configure Network etc.- Add Cluster Admin Group/User2….


An Introduction to Windows HPC Server 2008

1. Components of Windows HPC Server1.1 X64 Windows OS (Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise or Hpc Edition)1.2 Hpc Subsystem (Hpc Pack 2008)- scalable Job Scheduler for creation, execution and monitoring Hpc jobs- MS-MPI programming infrastructure, which is based on MPICH2- HPC-WCF(HPC-SOA) programming infrastructure- utilities for Cluster Managing (Configuring, Provisioning, Monitoring, Reporting and Diagnosing)Note: Hpc Pack…

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