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China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second. Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, overtook the former champion Titan, which was built by the United States. Titan is installed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and now ranks number two with a performance of 17.59 petaflops...

Cray Goes A Little Smaller With New Line Of Supercomputers
2013-05-07 12:55:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Smaller can be better, especially when it is a supercomputer. Cray, a company often credited with building the world´s first supercomputer, has reduced the size of its largest machine. The computer maker introduced its “aggressively priced” lineup of supercomputers on Tuesday. The new Cray XC30-AC supercomputer is aimed at an emerging class of customers who desire high-performance computing (HPC), but don´t...

2013-04-23 23:01:34

New York City Summit Brings Together Visionary Leaders From Three Leading Database Companies Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 NuoDB, Inc., the pioneer in Cloud Data Management Systems (CDMS), announced today they are bringing together visionary executives from leading database companies NuoDB, MongoDB and Couchbase in an executive summit to discuss “The Future of 21st Century Databases." The roundtable will feature: Barry Morris, Co-Founder and CEO, NuoDB, Inc. Bob...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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