Tera-Scale


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Tera-Scale

An Intel research project for the development of future CPU chips that contain as many as 100 cores. Tera-Scale refers to the resulting teraFLOPS speeds of such chips and the terabytes of data they are capable of processing. A major design goal is an architecture that supports huge amounts of data processed in parallel. See Larrabee and teraFLOPS.
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However, the company's Tera-scale research is instrumental in investigating new innovations in individual or specialized processor or core functions, the types of chip-to-chip and chip-to-computer interconnects required to best move data and, most importantly, how software will need to be designed to best leverage multiple processor cores.
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Common themes among the subgroups were the need for additional and improved comparisons between experiments, simulations and theory; the need for advances in diagnostics and visualizations; utilization of tera-scale computers and modern computational techniques; and connections to non-fusion applications, Kritz said.
The contract is the third IBM award in a programme designed to build systems capable of tera-scale - trillion calculations-per-second - computing.