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ALSO CALLED: HPC, High-Performance Clusters, High-Performance Computing, High Performance Clusters
DEFINITION: High-performance computing (HPC) is the use of parallel processing for running advanced application programs efficiently, reliably and quickly. The term applies especially to systems that function above a teraflop or 1012 floating-point operations per second. The term HPC is occasionally used as a synonym for supercomputing, although technically a supercomputer is a system that performs at or near  … 
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Designing Power-Friendly Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for power management and explains the technologies available for designing power-friendly devices. Not just for system's designers this information is valuable and applicable to any computing enviro...
Posted: 31 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Intel Corporation

Don't Judge a CPU Only by Its GHz
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to see how the latest Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processor matches up against single core and dual core processors in software performance. See how workload performance compares in categories such as mail servers...
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Intel Corporation

Intel Energy-Efficient Performance
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Through energy efficient performance advances across our microarchitecture, silicon, platforms, and software, Intel is on the fast path to creating processors that reach even- greater milestones in performance, energy efficiency...
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Intel® Multi-Core Processors: Making the Move to Quad-Core and Beyond
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the advantages and challenges of multi-core processing, plus provides a glimpse into the upcoming Intel® quad-core processors and the direction in which Intel is taking multi-core processors to the future.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Intel Architecture and Silicon Cadence: The Catalyst for Industry Innovation
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Intel multi-core processors enable faster, more connected, trusted, personalized and natural computing experiences than ever before. Read this paper to learn more about current and future multi-core processor architectures.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

From a Few Cores to Many: A Tera-scale Computing Research Overview
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides and overview of the Intel® Tera-scale Computing Research Program, Intel's overarching effort to shape the future of Intel processors and platforms. Learn about the heart of Intel's research-achieving c...
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Turning Challenges into Opportunities in the Data Center
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Developing reliable metrics for comparison of energy-efficiency performance is the first requirement.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Intel Corporation

Inside Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture - Setting New Standards for Energy-efficient Performance
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture incorporates new and significant innovations designed to optimize the power, performance, and scalability of microprocessors.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Introducing the 45nm Next-generation Intel® Core™ Microarchitecture
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews how the 45nm next-generation Intel® Core™2 and Intel® Xeon® processor families will deliver architectural features and advancements to help make software run faster and improve energy efficiency.
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Intel Corporation

Quad-core Processors Bring Higher Performance and Lower Cost to Mainstream Computing
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this IDC white paper is to compare quad-core processors and single-core processors. It then explores the market adoption, customer value proposition and adoption plans for Intel's quad-core technology processor through ...
Posted: 15 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

HP, Intel, & VMware

Quantum's StorNext 3.0 - High Performance Data Sharing with Built-in Data De-duplication
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Acting quickly since its acquisition of ADIC last August, Quantum recently announced a major update to its StorNext software solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Quantum Corporation

Achieving Enterprise SAN Performance with the Brocade 48000 Director
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how IT organizations can leverage the benefits of this SAN director to maximize performance, flexibility, and data availability in mission-critical environments.
Posted: 13 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Brocade

Enabling NAS Clusters: The Silicon Storage Appliance
sponsored by DataDirect Networks
WHITE PAPER: Managing a high volume of servers is difficult and time consuming. Imagine scaling as fast as you need without expensive re-architecting. Discover a next-level solution that enables large-scale shared data clusters via an integrated SAN and...
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

DataDirect Networks

Server Consolidation Using IBM BladeCenter and VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VMware Infrastructure and IBM BladeCenter deliver maximum server consolidation, resulting in increased server utilization, reduced hardware requirements, reduced operating costs and improved IT staff productivity.
Posted: 30 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 May 2006

VMware, Inc.
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HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  the currently highest operational rate for computers. Some supercomputers work at more than a petaflop or 1015 floating-point operations per second.The most common users of HPC systems are scientific researchers, engineers and academic institutions. Some government agencies, particularly the military, also rely on HPC for complex applications. High-performance systems often use custom-made components in addition to so-called commodity components. As demand for processing power and speed grows, HPC will likely interest businesses of all sizes, particularly for transaction processing and data warehouses. … 
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