Company develops a way that might just show what is going on in the minds and hearts of Twitter users.
The Blacklight system, with 512 Xeon processors talking directly to dual 16TB memory banks, is now up and running at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.
Now that Rackable's purchase of bankruptcy-laden Silicon Graphics Inc. has cleared the courts, Rackable is swapping its own name for the Silicon Valley veteran's.
There are some scarily depressing parallels between the once-dominant SGI and Sun Microsystems. The big question is what Sun will be worth in bankruptcy.
Glaskowsky reminisces about Silicon Graphics and finds solace in the growth of Boxx Technologies as a supplier of high-performance workstations and compute servers.
Program dubbed "Pliades" would vastly improve speed and capacity, allowing supercomputers "to push the limits of scientific discovery."
Linux Networx finally found a buyer. But did it find a good home in SGI?