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Ahead of the SC11 supercomputer conference in Seattle last week, recently awakened supercomputing giant Fujitsu rolled out the kicker: a commercialized version of the K supercomputer that is at the top of the flops charts in the world right now. A whole lot of details on the Sparc64-IXfx processor and the PrimeHPC FX10 systems …

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Joke

"The PrimeHPC blade server with Tofu interconnect chips on the left"

They're now building servers with tofu? Good to hear that us server-admins won't be starving anymore...

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Trollface

You'll still be hungry, unless...

Real server admin don't eat tofu. Users do.

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Anonymous Coward

"as a development machine"

Wait, what? Developing for the k machine carries an entry price of 64 cabinets for the base loadout times 50MJPY makes 3.2GJPY or about 27 million quid? Just to get started?

I didn't know their educational institutions were that flush with monies to shake around, especially not after that bit of shaking and flushing they had to deal with lately.

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Facepalm

Is it TeraFLOPS or PetaFLOPS ??

nt

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