distributed processing system


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distributed processing system

[di′strib·yəd·əd ′präs‚es·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
An information processing system consisting of two or more programmable devices, connected so that information can be exchanged.
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The distributed processing system architecture is the heart of our solution," affirmed John Davis, Corrent's chief technical officer.
To accomplish the initial annotation of the human genome and to facilitate on-going genomic processing, DoubleTwist has developed a distributed processing system that facilitates high-throughput processing and analysis.
The growth of expenses in this budget area is constrained because earlier investments in distributed processing systems have produced reductions in the cost of data previously provided the large mainframe computer and has further limited cost growth by improving the productivity of existing staff.
Distributed processing systems allow for data capture on larger local storage devices, which minimize the amount of traffic on communications lines.
In addition, IBM has made a concession to user demand for distributed processing systems by offering software packages that spread their functionality between the host and distributed systems, with SNA providing the unifying bond.
The extreme compute density of the Manta gives DSP designers today a building-block SBC that can be configured in a number of ways to deliver new multiples in speed and throughput, and opens up another level of design possibilities for embedded distributed processing systems," said Synergy CEO Thomas Powell.
WHO: Stephen Christo of StarGen was invited to deliver a presentation on "New Degrees of Architectural Freedom for Embedded Distributed Processing Systems.
The founding members represent a wide spectrum of organizations, which together provide the broad and diverse perspective required to ensure StarFabric will continue to meet the dynamic market requirements of next generation embedded distributed processing systems.
StarFabric is a high-speed point-to-point switched backplane and chassis-to-chassis interconnect solution targeted to meet the needs of next-generation embedded distributed processing systems in communication, imaging and clustered computing applications.
StarFabric, in full production now, has become a recognized industry leader for advanced switching technologies, particularly for embedded distributed processing systems," said Tracy Richardson, chief executive officer of StarGen, Inc.

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