Ural Federal University (UrFU) in Yekaterinburg, in the Urals, has launched its own 100kW Data Processing Center. It’s a new tool for local researchers to tap into when doing scientific work, the UrFU website announced.
In early December 2014 Google announced that it would be closing its engineering center in Russia. At the same time, the company plans to increase its investment in Russia in 2015. Its staff has been offered transfers to the company’s offices in other countries.
During the international science and technology conference Modern Networking Technologies: SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure held at Moscow on October 27–29 Consortium of Russian Universities decided to l
In late October, Soft Machines Inc., a Silicon Valley-based semiconductor startup company with an important R&D center in Russia, unveiled the Soft Machines VISC architecture – a “breakthrough” in microprocessor performance-per-watt scaling that will “significantly improve performance and power for all segments of the computing ecosystem,” according to the company.
Unity Technologies, the creator of Unity development tools, has announced the opening of an office in Russia. This move, according the company, demonstrates Unity’s commitment to supporting the growing number of Russian developers using the company’s tools.
The Oracle Development Center in St. Petersburg is the largest engineering company in the center of mainland of Europe and the best currently working with Java products, said the center’s director Grigoriy Labzovsky at a recent company event, Digit.ru reported.
According to Labzovsky, the location is home to the largest team of engineers developing Java outside the United States.