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2009-06-23 15:51:00

Direct reuse of waste heat. Aims to cut energy consumption by 40% and carbon-dioxide emissions by up to 85% ZURICH, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to achieve energy-aware computing, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to build a first-of-a-kind water-cooled supercomputer that will directly repurpose excess heat for the university buildings. The innovative system, dubbed Aquasar, is expected to decrease the carbon...

2009-06-23 08:30:00

Declares Intent to Break the Exaflop Barrier; Develops Exascale Research Collaboratory in Dublin ARMONK, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM's number one system nearly three times more energy efficient then Number 2 system IBM tops List in aggregate processing power Most powerful supercomputers in U.S., Canada, Europe and Middle East are IBM Systems 19 of 20 most energy-efficient systems from IBM For a record-setting tenth consecutive time, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) system holds the...

2009-06-01 17:15:00

2-Teraflop SuperServer 6016T-GF Series with Dual Nehalem CPUs and Two Non-Blocking PCI-E x16 Gen 2 slots for Two Double-Width GPUs TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, is introducing the fastest 1U server on the planet this week at Computex (booth N806, Nangang Upper Exhibition Hall). As the first 1U multi-GPU (graphics processing unit) system with a fully...

2009-05-18 06:00:00

Appro HyperPower(TM) Cluster Offers 78 TeraFlops in a Single Rack MILPITAS, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, announced today the launch of the new Appro HyperPower(TM) Cluster Solution that combines a GPU 1U system based on NVIDIA(R) Tesla(TM) with an Appro server based on Intel(R) Xeon(R), formerly code named Nehalem. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010301/SFTH064LOGO-a) The Appro HyperPower Cluster...

2009-05-13 08:30:00

World's Fastest Non-Blocking PCI-E Gen2 GPU Product Line to be Unveiled SAN JOSE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, announced today that it has designed a new, non-blocking architecture for 1U multi-GPU (graphics processing unit) systems. Supermicro is rolling out an entire family of GPU systems, starting with a 1U server that integrates two enterprise-class GPUs as well...

2009-05-04 08:00:00

Ready-to-Deploy Preconfigured Clusters Complete with Tesla S1070 GPU 1U Systems and CPU Servers Available Now SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NVIDIA and its partners today announced the immediate availability of the Tesla(TM) GPU Preconfigured Cluster, a ready-to-power-up, off-the-shelf solution that enables researchers and IT managers to easily add GPU computing capabilities to their existing datacenter systems. (Logo:...

2009-04-20 09:36:00

STEVENAGE, England, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather hots up, Fitness Footwear is rapidly expanding their range of summer sandals to meet the new need for fit flops and other forms of exercise sandals. The sun is out, spring is here and it won't be long until the sun kissed beach bodies are strolling across the beaches of Great Britain once again. But how do those bodies stay in such terrific shape in time for summer? Fit Flops are just one of the answers. Styled to...

2009-04-07 07:50:00

    TROY, Idaho, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of dating can be an overwhelming and emotionally draining experience sometimes. The world of blind dating takes that to a whole new level. The new novel "Rhinestone Flip Flops" (published by AuthorHouse), by first-time author Ari Dean, tells the captivating story of a perfect love that started with a not-so-perfect blind date.   Josie Borday and Brett Becker are set up on a blind date by Josie's co-worker, who also happens to...

2009-03-15 14:05:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Manifold.net today announced a new world record for the number of processors used in a personal computer for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) processing. At the company's 2009 European User Meeting in London, Manifold demonstrated an upcoming new software product that simultaneously utilized over 1440 processor cores to perform a remote sensing image computation at supercomputer speed with over 3.5 teraflops of performance. Manifold...

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2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.IBM said that it is developing the technology for its new Sequoia computer, which will be available to the Department of Energy for use at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2011.Sequoia grabs speeds up to 20 petaflops per second.  Its predecessor, which was delivered in June to the Energy Department, only...


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  • 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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