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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These include either the RS6000 SNI:P running the AIX operating system, or the NUMA-Q 'quad'-based processing platform, running Dynix/ptx.
We have partnered closely with Fundamental to bring this IBM environment to NUMA-Q.
Seattle, Washington - Open Systems Management (OSM) today announced an agreement under which IBM will resell COSMOS, OSM's range of operations management products for UNIX and NT, on NUMA-Q servers worldwide.
Compaq Computer Corp says it isn't worried by the IBM Corp- Sequent Computer Systems Inc merger earlier this week as the performance of its own version of NUMA technology, code-named PUMA (Practically Uniform Memory Access) leaves Sequent's NUMA-Q standing.
It integrates DB2, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase data across OS/400, OS/390, NUMA-Q, UNIX, Linux and Microsoft Windows NT/2000.
The companies are embarking on a joint marketing campaign built on the theme of "OSM and IBM's NUMA-Q Division -- Pulling Together" with the specific objective of generating sales from the IBM NUMA-Q division's user community.
The company has been telling Wall Street that its new mid-range NUMA-Q 1000 server has made it more competitive with Sun Microsystems Inc.
Implementation Includes NUMA-Q Servers, DB2 Universal Database
In this alliance, IBM's NUMA-Q division provides the hardware, software and integration testing as well as equipment leasing for the applications.
Good news for long-embattled DG, but perhaps not good enough to convince Microsoft it should pick DG's NUMA multiprocessor architecture as the first platform for partitioned Windows NT ahead of Sequent's rival NUMA-Q offering.
IBM has leveraged JNI's technology to develop a number of enterprise-level products, including our own 1- and 2-Gb/s Ultrastar(TM) line of Fibre Channel hard drives," said Dean Underwood, marketing manager for disk subsystems, IBM, which also delivers native Fibre Channel for the RS/6000, NUMA-Q, Netfinity and all other vendor implementations of NTServers.