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parallel computing

parallel computing

Solving a problem with multiple computers or computers made up of multiple processors. It is an umbrella term for a variety of architectures, including symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), clusters of SMP systems, massively parallel processors (MPPs) and grid computing. See SMP, MPP, clustering, pipeline processing, vector processor, hypercube and grid computing.
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The longheld belief has been that these chores will bog down a parallel machine so much that even with a billion processors, speedups of only 100 are the best anyone could hope for.
A multi-cluster architecture consists in interconnecting two or more clusters to configure a new parallel machine.
Of course we make use of the central computing resources that include several SGI Origin 2000 systems, [1] an IBM SP system, a cluster of PCs running Linux, as well as virtual parallel machines created from workstation clusters.
The program was executed on a Power Mouse Parallel Machine.
In order to perform a comparison among them, we have studied them by sequential simulation, and we have also implemented all the algorithms in a parallel machine, and executed them for different user process pattern when dynamic process migration is allowed.
This project will use multiple RISC processors, running AIX(A), IBM's implementation of the UNIX(B) operating system, to create a scalable parallel machine capable of performance in the range of hundreds of gigaflops(C).
Surgical lights 4 pieces; Examination Lights 9 pieces, ceiling supply systems about 30 pieces; Device Platform 80 piece carrying tube systems about 3 pieces, Parallel Machine about 3 piece mounting system for infusion technique approximately 25 pieces, hose holder 25 pcs, monitor arm about .
Lokesh and Jain (2011) developed a three-phased methodology to decide RMS configuration in the desired period considering various features such as multiproduct line, number of stages, selection of machine type, machine configuration, number of same type parallel machine in a stage, machine selection for all stages, allocation of stage functionality blocks in each stage, etc.
Argonne National Lab's Blue Gene/P supercomputer "Intrepid" is #1 on the list after analyzing the largest graph ever on a parallel machine.
Our action scheduling problem inherits several characteristics of the classic parallel machine scheduling problem, including unrelated devices, device eligibility restrictions and deadlines of non-preemptive action executions [16].
Parallel machine is based on hybrid kinematic structure, which is characterized by connecting advantages of parallel and serial kinematic structure together--high dynamics of parallel mechanisms for positioning and high flexibility and high mobility range of serial mechanisms for orientation.
The parallel machine scheduling problem has attracted more attentions with the development of production.

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