back to article UV 2: RETURN of the 'Big Brain'. This time, it's affordable

Silicon Graphics is betting big on Intel's latest Xeon E5-4600 processor and its own revved up NUMAlink 6 shared memory interconnect, creating a "big brain computer" that can gang up to 4,096 cores into a single system image to run massive Linux workloads and fairly large Windows jobs, too. The new UV 2 is exactly the kind of …

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  1. JLH

    Big Iron goodness

    Mmm mmm mmm.

  2. Michael H.F. Wilkinson Silver badge
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    WANT ONE!

    Seeing how our shiny new 64-core machine is chugging through HUGE image data, a 4096 core shared memory device would be a dream come true!

  3. K Silver badge
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    Top shelf stuff...

    This is porn for geeks! It should clearly come with a warning label and definitely be placed on the top shelf.. Excuse me while I visit the a dark corner of my server room..

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