SGI UV2 taps the power of Intel E5 combined with SGI's ASIC for high speed interconnect and shared memory for "BIG BRAIN" computing to crunch on big problems or consolidate many servers into one.
I love how the Register takes a no - nonsense angle on the corporate spin - to get the straight facts, visit sgi.com but to read an objective, tell-it-like-it-is, yet colorful story about it go to this story:
UV 2: RETURN of the 'Big Brain'. This time, it's affordable theregister.co.uk
The UV 1000 could span as much as 2,560 cores and 5,120 threads using the ten-core E7 chips, but the Linux kernel tops out at 4,096 threads at the moment, so that was as far as the thread count could be pushed. That limit has...