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single-system image

An operational view of multiple networks, distributed databases or multiple computer systems as if they were one system.
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The Altix architecture has proven ideal both for complex shared-memory applications running on a large single system image, and for communication-intensive applications optimized for clustering.
is the company's first customer under its global beta program to install a 128-processor single system image SGI(R) Altix(TM) 3000 supercomputer.
HP launched the EV7 versions of the Marvels in January, scaling up to 16 processors in a single system image, and yesterday the 1.
Additionally, ICBR liked that they were able to create a true virtual SMP for a single system image in which a user can do anything on that system image that can be done on a traditional Linux-based SMP.
Key features of the powerful open-source tool include: -- Three modes of operation: batch, interactive command line interface, and graphical user interface -- Multi-platform single system image, traditional cluster, and SGI super cluster support -- Support for large numbers of processes, threads, and ranks
6 was upgraded to 1TB capacity in 1995, and that has been the maximum file system capacity for a single system image.
In an awards ceremony at NASA Ames, the NASA Honor Award for Group Achievement was presented to the 1,024-Processor Single System Image SGI Origin 3000 Series Supercomputer Project Team "in recognition of outstanding effort and unprecedented accomplishment with the 1,024-processor single system image Origin 3000 series supercomputer.
Fastest, Most Scalable Shared Memory Supercomputer Supports up to 16TB of Global Shared Memory in a Single System Image
Bues adds, "We decided in favour of the SGI system due to its shared memory architecture and single system image capability and, very importantly, because we think that there will be an increasing number of industrial customers who want to implement this kind of system.
It provides researchers with a single system image, allowing for easier system administration and software program development while at the same time providing unprecedented performance.
It has also received similar help from NASA's Ames Research Center for its Aeronautical Engineering Origin 2000 system, said to be the largest single system image machine ever shipped.
Able to scale to 2,048 cores, Altix UV offers extreme high performance and open architecture, and supports up to 16 terabytes of global shared memory in a single system image (SSI).