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2010-07-28 09:13:10

Computer scientists from the University of California, San Diego broke "the terabyte barrier" "“ and a world record "“ when they sorted more than one terabyte of data (1,000 gigabytes or 1 million megabytes) in just 60 seconds. During this 2010 "Sort Benchmark" competition "“ the "World Cup of data sorting" "“ the computer scientists from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering also tied a world record for fastest data sorting rate. They sorted one trillion data...


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