Compaq heeft een supercomputer ge´ntroduceerd die wordt aangeduwd door maar liefst 128 lekkere Alpha processors. Leuk voor de heb :
According to the Big Q, the AlphaServer SC puts the company in a position where it is a contender to sell high end systems costing over a million bucks. Compaq claimed that the Alpha chip now powers five out of the 10 most powerful machines in the known universe, and has displaced SGI from its position as market share leader in this sector.
The supercomputer, said Compaq, uses 128 SMP Alpha building blocks connected together using Tru64.
Although the Big Q remains publicly committed to the Intel Merced-Itanium platform, Alpha technology is now its flagship platform.
Meer info vind je bij The Register.