multicomputer


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multicomputer

A computer made up of several computers. The term generally refers to an architecture in which each processor has its own memory rather than multiple processors with a shared memory. A multicore computer, although it sounds similar, would not be a multicomputer because the multiple cores share a common memory. See parallel computing and multicore.
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CSP's Systems segment includes the MultiComputer Division, which designs and manufactures commercial high-performance computer signal processing systems for a variety of complex real time applications in defense and commercial markets.
A implementacao LAM/MPI (Local Area Multicomputer MPI) (Lusk, 2001; Nguyen e Pierre, 2001) e um software de codigo aberto que se emprega bem em ambientes heterogeneos.
Agility Web can work on a single computer or expand into a multicomputer rendering farm.
Fernandes (1992), Recursive interconnection networks for multicomputer networks, Proceed.
has unveiled the breakthrough PowerStream(R) 6600 multicomputer, with 716 PowerPC GFLOPS of compute performance in a conduction-cooled enclosure, to enable powerful sensor computing on the move.
A special session on quantum computing presents a distributed arithmetic on a quantum multicomputer, interconnection networks for scalable quantum computers, and quantum memory hierarchies.
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The Conduction-cooled 800 MHz 7447A Multicomputer is a COTS multiprocessing system for use in extreme environments.
PELLPACK: a problem-solving environment for PDE-based applications on multicomputer platforms.
SKY's entry into the rugged market space marks the first time a multicomputer vendor has developed and manufactured an extension of its commercial products to rugged packaging available and supported by a single source.
Charlotte is a message-passing operating system designed for the Crystal multicomputer composed of 20 VAX-11/750 computers [Artsy and Finkel, 1989].