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2010-11-12 09:48:10

In the future, supercomputers will feature processors the size of a sugar cube, as well as water-based cooling systems that will make them far more energy efficient than today's models, according to top scientists at IBM. The technological advances were discussed by IBM's Dr. Bruno Michel at the company's Zurich-based laboratories, according to a Friday article by BBC News Science and Technology Reporter Jason Palmer. "The approach will see many computer processors stacked on top of one...

2010-11-01 08:03:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Inovonics (http://www.inovonics.com), the industry leader in high-performance wireless sensor networks for commercial and life safety applications, today announced the release of the EN1240 activity sensor, a wireless sensor solution designed specifically to meet the unique needs of senior care facilities. Based on trusted motion-sensing technology, the EN1240 offers a significant advancement over other alternative approaches for life safety...

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2010-10-28 13:00:00

China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer. The machine is capable of carrying out over 2.5 thousands trillion calculations a second. The supercomputer draws on over 7,000 graphics processors and 14,000 Intel chips. The Top 500 Organization, which maintains a list of the most powerful machines, has confirmed Tianhe-1A has taken the new spot. China's Tianhe-1A (also known as Milky Way) has taken the place from U.S. XT5 Jaguar at the Oak Ridge...

2010-10-27 08:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nimsoft today delivered a new online diagnostic tool that enables clients to quickly assess their readiness for monitoring cloud environments, and also announced support for Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco's next-generation automated blade-server system infrastructure. These two announcements--combined with previously announced support for Vblock Infrastructure Packages and usage metering--underscore the...

2010-10-12 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a global leader in software solutions that make high- performance computing (HPC) faster, simpler and smarter, announced today PBS Professional was selected by NEC Corporation (NEC) as the workload management tool for TSUBAME 2.0, one of the world's fastest supercomputer systems. TSUBAME 2.0 is extremely GPU-rich and is the world's most power-efficient and most versatile machine, incorporating many of the latest green and...

2010-09-29 02:58:00

LONDON, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - UK Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform Hosted Within the Wide Area Network - Meets Enterprise Level Trust, Security, Compliance, Control, Availability and Service Level Requirements - Customers Will be Able to Combine Dedicated Virtualised Environments With Enterprise Cloud Computing Cable&Wireless Worldwide has selected Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) as its next-generation data centre platform to...

2010-09-28 04:35:03

Tokyo, Sept 28, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu announced that today it began shipping the computing units for Japan's Next-Generation Supercomputer, nicknamed the "K" computer(1). The supercomputer is a central part of the High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) initiative(2) led by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and is being jointly developed with RIKEN, an independent research institution funded by the Japanese government. The system...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the availability of powerful entry-level systems that provide affordable, easy to manage infrastructure solutions that are optimized for today's emerging workloads, including IT consolidation, real-time analytics, mobile applications, information management and compliance solutions. Based on IBM's industry leading POWER7 processor, the new servers address the demanding requirements that midsize firms have for reliable,...

2010-09-17 13:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Three cloud computing experts with technical and product leadership experience at Amazon.com's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Internap, Canonical and the Leading Edge Forum at Computer Sciences Corporation (LEF-CSC) have joined Cloudscaling's Board of Advisors. Each of the three brings experience in a different aspect of Cloudscaling's strategy: make telco and service provider cloud deployments competitive through automated architectures built on...

2010-09-13 13:17:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Joyent, a leading global provider of smart computing solutions (http://www.joyent.com/), announced today that it has partnered with Switch to power the first public and hybrid cloud offering in the world's most efficient, high-density, ultra-scale data center, the Switch SuperNAP in Las Vegas. In addition to expanding the global reach of Joyent's smart computing, the partnership will enable Joyent and Switch to offer unprecedented performance,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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