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#229911 - 06/09/08 05:08 PM Supercomputer sets petaflop pace - for roadrunner
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This is for roadrunner aka Larry

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7443557.stm

Quote:
A supercomputer built with components designed for the Sony PlayStation 3 has set a new computing milestone.

The IBM machine, codenamed Roadrunner, has been shown to run at "petaflop speeds", the equivalent of one thousand trillion calculations per second.



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#229912 - 06/09/08 05:11 PM Re: Supercomputer sets petaflop pace - for roadrunner [Re: duncanUK]
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Now that's one fast machine. And I bet Larry could keep up with it, too. \:\)

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#229914 - 06/09/08 05:19 PM Re: Supercomputer sets petaflop pace - for roadrunner [Re: EGL]
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Duncan,

Very cool indeed. Thanks. I have taken note of the term "petaflop" for addition to Program's IT vocabulary. ;\)

Much love,
Larry

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