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2013-09-25 23:19:13

Updated IBTA Integrators’ List now available; IBTA Plugfest 24 confirmed for October 7-18, 2013 Beaverton, OR (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The

2013-06-19 23:02:24

InfiniBand connects 16 of 33 Petascale-capable systems; FDR 56Gb/s InfiniBand is fastest growing interconnect technology on the list. ISC13, Leipzig, Germany

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

Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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