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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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SGI NUMAflex, the unique modular approach to supercomputing from SGI, allows customers such as the ERDC MSRC to efficiently build and scale a 512-processor single-system image using the industry's only third-generation NUMA architecture.
We are very excited about the capabilities provided by the 256-processor SGI Origin 3800 single-system image," said Charles J.
SGI benchmarking experts used a single-system image (SSI) node with 1024 Itanium cores, 4TB of memory and Novell's SuSE Linux[R] Enterprise 10 operating environment to achieve record-breaking results on three SPEC benchmarks for computer systems: SPECjbb2005, SPECint_rate_base2006 and SPECfp_rate_base2006, thus solidifying Altix's leadership in high-performance computing (HPC) and Internet computing environments.
HP StorageWorks XP12000 -- A new enterprise-class disk array with outstanding performance and scalability, the XP12000 provides a two-tier storage architecture and the simplicity of single-system image management.
The XP12000 also provides enterprise customers with the flexibility and cost benefits of low-cost tier storage capability, while providing the management simplicity of a single-system image.
In Part 1 of the study which looked at UNIX Cluster Functionality and contributed 65 percent to the overall score, Compaq ranked first in Cluster Single-System Image, Cluster Concurrent Database Access, and Cluster High-Availability Administration, and ranked second in Cluster Back-up and Recovery.
Specific case studies to be presented include: utility computing provisioning, policy-based resource management, server consolidation, single-system image technology, desktop grid computing, extreme high availability, managing a software development environment, and safe version upgrades.
Single-System Image Gives ARL World's Largest SGI Origin 3000 Series
A 512-processor SGI(TM) 2800 system called Lomax -- the largest single-system image in existence today -- has helped NASA Ames scientists achieve monumental goals in technology research areas such as computational fluid dynamics, global climate modeling and computational astrobiology.
May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Graphics/Cray Research today announced the general availability of CRAY(R) Origin2000(TM) CC-NUMA supercomputers running up to 128 processors in a single-system image (SSI).

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