computing power

computing power

[kəm′pyüd·iŋ ‚pau̇·ər]
(computer science)
The number of operations that a computer can carry out in 1 second.
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Prior Information Notice: Provision of services, computing power, educational applications and shared space for data in a sufficiently secure closed system, accessible via the internet
Many users already have the computing power to run voice recognition programs, so the decision becomes which software to purchase.
Through the introduction of Penguin Computing's turnkey cluster systems, the shipment of Scyld Beowulf Release 29, supporting both 64-bit and 32-bit platforms, and our new partnership with InfiniCon Systems, Penguin Computing is positioned to address high growth vertical markets requiring cluster solutions that provide end users with the most complete, rock-solid management framework for Linux deployments and an unequalled ability to scale computing power," said Enrico Pesatori, president and chief executive officer of Penguin Computing.
Wouldn't it make sense if the PeopleSoft application could "borrow" computing power from the boxes running the 12 application?
While most humans have a limited universe for problems that require massive new computing power, the human capacity to use new forms of communication, from wireless phones to e-mail to instant messaging, is limitless.
Williams said he hopes developers will use the PS2's graphic and computing power to create characters with compelling emotion and personality, something he said is largely lacking from most current games.
By contrast, says Kohler, typical multiprocessor control systems can only be increased to a certain limit before experiencing a drop-off in effective computing power, as the workload for communication management increases disproportionately.
There are plenty of scientific problems that require greatly increased computing power (SN: 9/29/84, p.
The Kilocore platform provides computing power for a wide range of applications from handheld devices to servers.
Grid computing products allow for access to computing power when needed, as needed for better application reliability, manageability and performance which in turn means reduced credit and market risk and increased business continuity.
Significantly lower microprocessor costs now enable computing power to reside in fabric switches and storage devices, key to the intelligent SAN.

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