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virtual supercomputer

A supercomputer made up of desktop PCs. See grid computing.
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With their collective processing power, the computers will form a virtual supercomputer to help The Scripps Research Institute(TSRI) screen millions of chemical compounds to identify new drug leads for treating Ebola.
The Juno Virtual Supercomputer Project will make use of patented technology Juno currently employs in connection with its display of advertising to download computational tasks to subscribers' computers for processing offline during time when such subscribers are not using their computers.
Panaya offers SAP customers free use of its virtual supercomputer simulation to analyze the impact of the latest SAP Support Package Stack on their own system.
The result is one of the fastest virtual supercomputers on the planet, advancing scientific work by hundreds of years.
World Community Grid, an initiative of the IBM International Foundation, has created the equivalent of one of the world's largest virtual supercomputers designed to tackle projects that benefit humanity, such as new treatments for HIV/AIDS, cancer research, and affordable water purification.
DARPA Project Advances Chip Communications Via Proximity and Optical Connections to Create Potential for Virtual Supercomputer From Network of Low-Cost Chips
The ability to create a virtual supercomputer that is faster than the largest traditional design opens the door for sizeable long-term rewards.
Tiger Server has over 200 new features including native support for 64-bit applications, ideal for high performance computing; iChat Server to deploy secure instant messaging within an organization; Weblog Server that makes it simple to publish and share weblogs (blogs); and Xgrid(TM) to make it easy to turn a group of Macs into a virtual supercomputer.
Cancer researchers running the world's second largest virtual supercomputer announced today that their vast Peer-to-Peer Network has turned its attention to fighting pancreatic cancer.
ChessBrain takes advantage of the largely unused idle processing power of over a thousand many different types of computers located throughout the world," stated Carlos Justiniano, the creator of the ChessBrain chess engine and the architect of the huge virtual supercomputer which drives the ChessBrain game engine.
com/cure and donating their personal computer's spare resources to build a virtual supercomputer capable of analyzing billions of molecules in a fraction of the time it would take in a laboratory.
This initiative will be accomplished by networking the unused processing power of tens of thousands of consumer PCs to create a virtual supercomputer, capable of handling massive volumes of calculations.

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