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2009-06-18 08:26:44

Canada's fastest supercomputer was powered up and put online Wednesday north of Toronto to conduct research in planetary physics, aerospace and medicine. The University of Toronto's IBM System x iDataPlex can perform more than 300 trillion calculations a second on 30,240 processors and is among the 15 fastest computers in the world, and the fastest outside the United States, the Globe and Mail reported Thursday. The $50 million system's internal data transfer rate is roughly equivalent to two...

2009-06-16 06:00:00

Appro enables Intel(R) Cluster Ready Certified 40Gb/sec HPC Systems MILPITAS, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of high-performance computing systems, today announced its updated Appro Xtreme-X(TM) Supercomputer based on Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series to be the first to offer two QDR 40Gb/sec InfiniBand (IB) ports with two independent QDR chips per server on board providing excellent network bandwidth and low latency to many HPC...

2009-06-16 01:00:00

PARIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Bull Today Announces the Launch of bullx, a New Environmentally Efficient, Ultra-Dense and Ultra-High Performance Family of Supercomputers - Designed for Unlimited Innovation, the bullx Supercomputers Benefit From the Know-how and Skills of Europe's Largest Center of Expertise Dedicated to Extreme Computing - Delivering Anything From a Few Teraflops to Several Petaflops of Power, bullx Supercomputers...

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2009-05-26 14:55:23

A new supercomputer was unveiled in Germany on Tuesday that has the power of 50,000 home PCs, which makes it the fastest in Europe and the third fastest worldwide. Kosta Schinarakis from the Juelich research center, which is where the computer is located, said that the "Jugene" is capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second.  It also ranks behind the "Roadrunner" and "Jaguar" computers in the U.S. The supercomputer will be used in research on fuel cells for electric cars,...

2009-05-13 11:05:00

iWARP RDMA Ethernet Clustering Enables Large Scale Computing SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsio Communications Inc., the leading provider of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) adapters and ASIC solutions, today announced it has completed a major contract with Purdue University to deliver more than 1000 of its Unified Wire 10Gb Ethernet adapters to the Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) department for the build-out of its high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure, including...

2009-03-30 14:05:00

Massive Data Volumes No Match for Scalable, I/O-Centric Altix ICE Platform and New Memory-Optimized Xeon Processors SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) today unveiled another solution for enterprises and businesses with data-intensive computing environments who are struggling to derive timely results and insights from ever-larger volumes of data. Coinciding with today's worldwide launch of the Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor 5500 series (code-named...

2009-03-30 14:37:00

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coates International, Ltd. "The Company" (OTC Bulletin Board: COTE) is pleased to announce that on March 24, 2009 the Company signed an agreement with the Executive Director, Secretary of Commerce of the State of Oklahoma for a cash incentive package of $787,526,057 US Dollars for setting-up the Coates International Manufacturing and Production Operations and for the creation of new quality jobs in that state. Senior management of the...

2009-03-16 07:10:00

DENVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstPass Engineering, a Colorado-based Custom ASIC Design company, today announced that global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has selected FirstPass Engineering for logic design and verification services critical to Cray's next generation supercomputing platform. FirstPass will work with Cray to develop ultra-complex ICs that will support the performance, power, and time-to-market goals for Cray's supercomputers. "FirstPass Engineering provides highly...

2009-02-24 08:05:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Defense (DOD) selected Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC), through its wholly owned subsidiary Silicon Graphics Federal, Inc., for six of seven awards as part of the agency's Technology Insertion 2009 (TI-09) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The multi-year $40 million agreement engages Silicon Graphics to provide world-class compute and storage solutions, along with options for...

2009-02-17 08:05:00

Pioneering Studies of 'Cellular Networks' to Put Unprecedented Demands on Compute, Storage and Visualization Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a multi-year collaboration, Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (Nasdaq: SGIC) today announced it will provide the high-productivity solutions needed to outfit a new world-class cancer research facility in the United Kingdom. Silicon Graphics has been selected to equip, over the next five or more years, an initiative...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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