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2010-05-20 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Portland Group®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and leading supplier of compilers for high-performance computing (HPC), today announced that Gaussian, Inc., an ongoing collaboration of scientists and academic research groups throughout the world, used PGI compilers to port a version of its flagship Gaussian 09 product to Intel processor-based Macintosh computers running 64-bit versions of Mac OS X....

2008-10-27 09:00:15

picoChip's C compiler has been accepted as an official port for the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC). The compiler is part of a suite of tools developed to support picoChip's multi-core picoArray(TM) devices. The family of GCC accepted compilers is populated by ports targeted at highly regarded general-purpose processors, microcontrollers and DSPs from companies including IBM, Intel, AMD and ARM. picoChip's port is the first to achieve acceptance in nearly two years. It is also the first...

2008-10-13 09:00:12

Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), will demonstrate its secure environment for hosting Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications at the ISA EXPO, October 14 - 16, 2008, in Houston, TX. Green Hills will have multiple Intel(R)-based secure industrial platforms at the ISA EXPO showcasing the scalability of the Intel(R) architecture processors and the INTEGRITY(R) real time operating...

2008-09-15 15:00:10

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today extended its family of Intel(R) Xeon(R)-based servers with two new offerings designed for exceptional scalability, virtualization and consolidation, leveraging the industry's first and only four-socket (24-way) x64 (x86, 64-bit) 2U rackmount server among top-tier vendors, and a four-socket blade server with 50 percent more memory capacity and up to 71 percent more processing cores per rack than the competition. The Sun Fire(TM) X4450 server and Sun...

2008-08-07 09:00:16

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced the new SPECjbb2005 world record score, which beats all other x86 systems on the market. The Sun Fire(TM) X4600 M2 server, equipped with eight Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) model 8360SE processors and running the Solaris(TM) 10 Operating System (OS), posted an x86 World Record score of 683,542 SPECjbb2005 bops (85,443 SPECjbb2005 bops/JVM). In the benchmark results, the Sun Fire X4600 M2 server demonstrated that it is 53% faster than the Dell...

2008-08-07 03:00:10

World-Record Benchmark Scores Showcase the Premier Solution to Help Businesses Manage Critical Data and Scale More Efficiently AMD Julie Lass, 512-602-9934 (PR) julie.lass@amd.com or Ruth Cotter, 408-749-3887 (IR) ruth.cotter@amd.com Logo: http://www.amd.com AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its support for the Microsoft Corp. Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2008, its next- generation data and analysis platform. SQL Server 2008 running on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM)...

2008-08-06 15:00:13

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its support for the Microsoft Corp. Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2008, its next-generation data and analysis platform. SQL Server 2008 running on Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors promises to provide customers with a "best-of-breed" platform for their data-intensive business applications, even during peak workloads. AMD today is also highlighting the record-breaking data management and analysis benchmark tests of the HP ProLiant DL785 G5...

2008-06-20 06:00:07

Sun Microsystems has expanded its blade server line with the release of Blade X6450 for high performance computing and enterprise applications. The Sun Blade X6450 Server Module features four high-performance dual or quad core Intel Xeon processor 7300 series, providing 50% more memory than competing servers from HP, IBM, and Dell. The server in combination with the Constellation System provides more than seven TFlops of peak performance per fully populated Blade 6048 chassis, 71% more...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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