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parallel computing

parallel computing

Solving a problem with multiple computers or computers made up of multiple processors. It is an umbrella term for a variety of architectures, including symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), clusters of SMP systems, massively parallel processors (MPPs) and grid computing. See SMP, MPP, clustering, pipeline processing, vector processor, hypercube and grid computing.
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I also have here a Cypress module containing two powerful SPARC processors of the kind that are used, 500 modules at a time, in a massively parallel computer made by a company called Thinking Machines, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Although such massively parallel computers exist today, no one is certain how many and what kinds of processors would have to be linked to reach the petaFLOPS performance level.
The company's current seismic processing research is focused on high-end methods, an area in which it pioneered the use of massively parallel computers for processing 3-D seismic data.
INTECOCIS aims at introducing recent progress in High Performance Computing (HPC) into studies of CIs, to build simulation tools running on massively parallel computers that can predict CIs in future combustors and assess methods to control them.
Oracle software runs on personal digital assistants, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes and massively parallel computers.
edu/) is an organized research unit of the University of California at San Diego with 44 members representing 14 research disciplines, devoted to the research and development of a new generation of massively parallel computers through research spanning the areas of neuroscience, visual science, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, mathematics, economics and social science, and computer engineering.
50, has a heritage reaching back a decade to the early Cube Manager versions running on the first massively parallel computers.
Oracle software runs on personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes and massively parallel computers.
edu/) is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego with 44 members representing 14 research disciplines, devoted to the research and development of a new generation of massively parallel computers through research spanning the areas of neuroscience, visual science, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, mathematics, economics and social science, and computer engineering.
From 1992 to 1995, Ruehl worked at the Swiss Scientific Computing Center in Manno, Switzerland, where he managed the development of a complete programming environment for massively parallel computers.
Oracle software runs on set-top boxes, personal digital assistants, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes and massively parallel computers.

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