NUMA-Q

NUMA-Q

A family of Intel-based servers from IBM that use a non-uniform memory access architecture (NUMA). The NUMA-Q line was developed by Sequent Computer Systems, which IBM acquired in 1999. See NUMA.
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Sequent Computer Systems says that the price/performance of its NUMA-Q 1000 and NUMA-Q 2000 Unix server lines has improved by 50% after the introduction of new Intel Pentium III Xeon-based systems, combined with its new competitive prices.
We have partnered closely with Fundamental to bring this IBM environment to NUMA-Q.
Implementation Includes NUMA-Q Servers, DB2 Universal Database
The NUMA-Q 1000 series, which consists of servers based on either four or eight of Intel's Pentium II Xeon processors, runs on the Unix system but can also be re- deployed to run on Microsoft's Windows NT system.
Sequent Computer Systems Inc duly unveiled its new 'Scorpion' mid-range eight-way Unix servers as the NUMA-Q 1000 line, hoping the new configurations will cut it a new high-volume revenue stream from sales of systems which cost less than $1m (CI No 3,460).
Customers running enterprise-class business intelligence and e-business applications will also benefit from IBM's NUMACenter(R) environment, which includes Netfinity servers and IBM's highly scalable NUMA-Q servers along with storage and software all in one centrally managed compute infrastructure.
The NUMA-Q server, which has produced record-breaking TPC-H results for performance and price/performance against the other systems tested, is the only server with single system scalability results across 32, 48 and 64 processors.
IBM is demonstrating the Linux Application Environment running on NUMA-Q servers at the company's Linux World booth (1724).
MQSeries for the DYNIX/ptx operating system was previously marketed by Sequent Computer Systems, now IBM NUMA-Q.
IBM today introduced the world's most powerful Intel-based server, the 64-processor NUMA-Q E410, along with the industry's most affordable technology-leading two-way server, the Netfinity(R) 3500 M20.
IBM today announced that its NUMA-Q E410 system, unveiled earlier today, set new records for both performance and price/performance in the industry standard TPC-H business intelligence performance benchmark.
IBM today announced the general availability of DB2 Universal Database for its Intel processor-based NUMA-Q servers.