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SGI Builds World's Largest FPGA Supercomputer, Boosts Nucleotide Query Performance by More Than 900 Times Over 68-Node Cluster

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 8 - SGI (NASDAQ:SGIC) today announced it built the world's largest Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) supercomputer configuration, then ran a broadly used bioinformatics application more than 900 times faster than the same application would run on a traditional cluster. SGI's reconfigurable supercomputer featured 70 FPGAs, more than any single system built to date. SGI's...

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Selects HP High-performance Computing Technology to Aid Research

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2007 - HP today announced that Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) will use its technology to build one of the world's most powerful high-performance computing (HPC) systems designed to accelerate research in the environmental molecular sciences. The new system will provide the computing engine to advance research in support of the Department of Energy's...

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Borsa Italiana Deploys HP High-Performance Solution to Manage Soaring Market Data and Control Energy Costs

Borsa Italiana Deploys HP High-performance Solution to Manage Soaring Market Data and Control Energy Costs PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2007 Related Links -» High performance computing (HPC) HP today announced that Borsa Italiana, the Italian stock exchange, has deployed an HP Cluster Platform supercomputer to reliably distribute trading information to financial institutions, consolidate its...

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Maui High Performance Computing Center Chooses Liebert Technology from Emerson Network Power to Safeguard New Supercomputer

Liebert power and cooling solutions supply high-availability, flexible support for critical Department of Defense research Columbus, Ohio [March 15, 2007] - Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(TM), today announced that its Liebert power and cooling technologies were chosen as the mission-critical support...

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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Portable Super-Computers use high-end graphics accelerators.
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Portable Super-Computers use high-end graphics accelerators.

Incorporating AMD Opteron(TM) processors, NextDimension computers feature FireGL(TM) V7200 with Avivo(TM) Technology, which offers full Shader Model 3.0 support and scalable ultra-threaded architecture with true 128-bit floating point precision, 8 parallel geometry engines, 16 pixel shader processors, and 512-bit ring bus memory controller. FireGL(TM) V5200 with Avivo(TM) Technology offers 2...

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Portable, FlexTop Graphics Workstation Incorporates Dual PCI Express x16 Slots

August 31, 2006, NextComputing, creators of the first FlexTop computer, the NextDimension, announced today the incorporation of Dual PCI Express x16 slots, enabling the use of any high end COTS single slot card, inside this personal super computer. In November of 2005, NextComputing introduced the NextDimension as the first FlexTop computer; defined as an open standards, high performance mobile...

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