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Rise of the Appliances: How purpose built hardware is enabling the next generation of massive scale infrastructure

A session at QCon San Francisco 2011

  • Hans Jespersen

Thursday 17th November, 2011

4:50pm to 5:50pm (PST)

This presentation examines key converging ideas and technologies leading to extremely high performance middleware and application infrastructure. Emphasis is given to the use of existing off the shelf hardware such as GPUs, Network Processors, and FPGAs to accelerate performance and increase efficiency. The concrete use cases of a nuclear radiation sensor network and an online gambling website are outlined as examples.

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Hans Jespersen

Principal Systems Engineer, Solace Systems

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