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2008-07-01 09:00:14

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAVA) today announced new benchmark performance results for Thomson Reuters market data platform. The new benchmark demonstrates that running the platform, known as Reuters Market Data System 6.0.3 (RMDS), on Sun technology not only provides the best throughput performance to date by breaking the million-messages-per second barrier, but also the lowest available network latency on a 1Gb Ethernet. "Intel is focused on engineering architectures which fully...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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