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High-powered systems behind personalised medicines
This week, Speaking in Tech regular Greg Knieriemen has fled to Germany, leaving the ever-capable Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela to host a panel session at the Dell Enterprise Forum in San Jose, California.
Today's special guests are Tim Carroll, a director at Dell Research Computing Group; Drew Schulke, a director at Dell Data Center Solutions; Brian Payne, executive director at Dell Servers Solutions; and Ganesh Padmanabhan, director of products at Dell Converged Infrastructure Solutions.
Listen in to hear about the computer technology enabling doctors to personalise medicines to patients using their genetic makeup, and why "teddy bears" need to be passed around data centre teams.
This week we discuss
- The attraction of modular data centres.
- Challenges from white box server companies and original device manufacturers.
- OpenStack, Open Compute and Dell.
- High-performance computing (HPC)... at an enterprise conference?
- HPC and life sciences.
- Evolution of large-scale system orchestration.
- The dirty details on Dell's VRTX.
- The analysts' take on Dell servers.
- Breakdown between hyperscale servers and the racks, towers and blades.
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