multicomputer system

multicomputer system

[¦məl·tē·kəm¦pyüd·ər ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A system consisting of more than one computer, usually under the supervision of a master computer, in which smaller computers handle input/output and routine jobs while the large computer carries out the more complex computations.
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In this case efficient scheduling of tasks permits to take full advantage of the computational power provided by a multiprocessor or a multicomputer system.
The CheckMC tool is a Flash-based utility that works in an inside-out fashion to methodically verify the working operation of an entire Mercury multicomputer system.
Specially designed for size-, weight- and power-constrained applications, the MCP3 FCN is a multicomputer system module that integrates a PowerPC(R) 7447 processor, a Virtex-II Pro(R) field-programmable gate array (FPGA), and a PMC site.
NASDAQ: MRCY), announced today that Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is using Mercury's RACE++(R) Series multicomputer system for development of a prototype airborne hyperspectral imaging system.
CSPI's 2000 SERIES MultiComputer system provides the best match and lowest risk approach to achieve these goals.
NASDAQ: MRCY) announced today its RACE++(TM) Series ImpactRT(TM) S500 CompactPCI (cPCI) system, the first complete RACE++ multicomputer system implemented on a single board.
Deliveries of the new 2641 MultiComputer system, introduced in the third quarter, were made to Raytheon in the third quarter and to Computing Devices Canada, a General Dynamics Company, in the fourth quarter.
Furthermore, the algorithm developer can perform a real-time test of the algorithm running on a multicomputer system before handing it off to the real-time programmer for further optimization.
Based on open standards, the MCP Pro Edition features a scalable, modular architecture that supports a broad range of commercial and rugged multicore and multicomputer systems to meet a variety of size, weight and power (SWaP) requirements, from the single-board computer, to embedded standalone multicomputers, to network-centric multicomputer clusters.
For building the high-performance multicomputer systems high-performance data communication/transmission systems are required as interconnection links between the computers as well as between the accompanying monitoring facilities scattered over the different applications.
Much of the 78% increase in year-over-year Systems segment growth was generated by the shipment of two FastCluster 220R Multicomputer systems and related services to Raytheon for a total of $3.
Strong MultiComputer systems sales and robust demand for our IT systems integration services and best-of-breed IT solutions drove revenue and net income growth.