Wednesday, February 04, 2009

IBM Super Computer - Power Of 2 Million Laptops

IBM said on Tuesday it is developing the technology for its new Sequoia computer, with delivery scheduled in 2011 to the Department of Energy for use at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

What do they need that much computer power for you ask? How about for use in simulating nuclear tests? IBM says they can also be used for complex tasks like weather forecasting or oil exploration. Weather forecasting, paleeze! ...

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