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parallel server

A computer system used as a server that provides various degrees of simultaneous processing. See SMP, MPP and multiprocessing.
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Illustrating the effect of that, Oracle points out that less than 1% of its user base has taken up its Parallel Server option.
Informix Software's Extended Parallel Server, when paired with an HP 64-bit system, provides a highly scalable parallel environment, unique in its ability to move custom business intelligence into the database to simplify and manage complex business logic," said Brad Jensen, senior vice president, airline planning systems, Sabre, Inc.
Parallel databases, including Oracle Parallel Server, IBM DB2 UDB EEE, and Microsoft SQL Server 2000 were early adopters of VI, exploiting the benefits of direct memory access.
-- An Oracle Parallel Server (OPS)-ready Alpha ES40 Parallel Data Server
Informix will launch a data engine, code-named "Yellowstone," in the second half of 1999 based on Informix's extended parallel server heritage of linear scalability through SMP, MPP, NUMA and clustered systems architecture.
The Opposition should not nap while the people insist on knowing the truth about the seven-hour inactivity of the parallel server of the poll-watch citizens' group during the early vote transmission the malfunction of almost a thousand vote-counting machines and SD (secure digital) cards the cropping up of names of candidates not marked by the voter the uncertain certification of the integrity of the election program before it was installed in the automated system et cetera.
The end result gives the user a familiar interface, and ability to use the parallel server's large processor and memory resources.
Databases, whether residing in file systems or on raw partitions, require clustered database managers such as Oracle Parallel Server to provide the highly granular locking and integrity capabilities necessary in a multi-instance environment.
(Nasdaq: ORCL), the largest provider of software for e-business, has announced the industry's first clustered database server on the Linux operating system, Oracle8i Parallel Server. Customers will be able to use the low-cost Linux operating system to deploy mission critical, highly available business applications or large-scale data warehouses.
Since IBM already has a partitionable RS/6000 server - the SP parallel server - it did not have to go that far with AIX 4.3.3.
In other news, Data General says that its CLARiiON FC5700 full Fibre Channel storage system has successfully completed the Oracle Parallel Server for Windows NT certification programme.
We are disturbed by reports that some 1,000 of the 85,000 Vote Counting Machines malfunctioned, requiring the replacing of VCMs and of SD (Secure Digital) cards in a procedure fraught with risks of names appearing on the receipts other than the candidates picked by the voter of suspicious long lulls of the parallel server of a citizens' watch group while the Commission on Elections server kept churning out data.

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