Friday, June 26, 2009

Cray XTm supercomputer with 6 core Istambul hits Petaflops

12 TFlops per cabinet.
Intel where the hell are you? Preparing pocket computing surprise.

New chips don't deliver enough power, Facebook says

The latest generations of server processors from Intel and Advanced Micro Devices don't deliver the promised gains in performance, according to the head of technical operations at Facebook, a massive consumer of servers. Testing is another key to the operational success of Facebook, which has more than 200 million users and frequently introduces new features. Heiliger said the launch of Facebook's personalized usernames earlier this month went smoothly, despite an explosive response when it first went live, because of extensive testing of the new feature.

BAD HARDWARE: Judge yourself who is right.

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