Post Thumbnail

Someone ought to gift these IBM researchers a better camera, because their latest General Parallel File System is a back-slapping 37 times faster than their last effort back in 2007. The rig combines ten IBM System xSeries servers with Violin Memory SSDs that hold 6.5 terabytes of metadata relat...

July 22nd 2011 at 3:35am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

NVIDIA and Intel haven't been shy about their differing respective visions of the future of computing in the past year or so, but it looks like Team GPU just upped the rhetoric a little -- a Forbes column by NVIDIA VP Bill Dally argues that "Moore's law is dead." Given that Moore's law is arguably...

May 3rd 2010 at 1:43am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Researchers at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering have developed a prototype of what they say could be the "next generation" of personal computers, one that's apparently 100 times faster than current desktop PCs. That considerable feat was made possible though the use...

June 25th 2007 at 11:59am 0 Comments