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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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Each server has 48 cores in three AMD Opteron 6386 CPUs and 192 GBytes memory, providing a single system image and 20.
5 teraflops of compute power in a single system image SGI sdi and added that the system has maximum scalability.
According to report, Altix UV delivers unmatched scalability with up to 2,048 cores with architectural provisioning for up to 262,144 cores and supports up to 16 terabytes (TB) of global shared memory in a single system image (SSI).
Therefore, standardizing on one vendor's solution should be considered, says Forrester Research consultant Elizabeth Herrell, to support a single system image across the network and to improve the system's manageability.
10, SGI demonstrated a single system image (SSI) running on a world-record 1,024 processors.
However most of this potential is not realized unless the underlying software is able to implement the concept of single system image (SSI) on the physically distributed system.
The storage cluster is an aggregate resource with a single system image regardless of the number of storage servers in the cluster, greatly simplifying cluster administration.
The four-way cell boards in the NovaScale machines were based on Intel's own E8870 chipsets, and Bull's own Flexible Architecture for Multiple Environments (FAME) and its FAME Scalability Switch to glue the four-way boards into a single system image using NUMA-like clustering.
In any event, the zSeries 990 mainframes are built on a more scalable symmetric multiprocessing design that will eventually allow the machine to scale to 64 active processors with, according to IBM sources, a single system image of an IBM z/OS operating system spanning 48 processors.
He was instrumental in the development of SMP Unix at Unisys and also personally led the MPP single system image Unix development there.
The OSA architecture and separation of tasks also allows the ASF System to provide single system image and auto configuration, meaning that after the first ASF System is configured, new firewall units added are automatically configured and integrated.
Systems such as Sprite [9] and Locus [10] have shown how to synthesize a single system image from multiple kernels that distrust each other.