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HP Offers Open-Source Code

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Hewlett-Packard is releasing to the open source community the computer code for a software programming interface that helps manage large data sets in high performance computing environments.

HP is announcing at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, starting here today, that it's sharing the code for its High-Performance Computing (HPC) Parallel Compositing Library, a tool to help researchers access unused computing power in their data centers to "visualize complex data sets," said Doug Small, marketing director for Linux and open source at HP.

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