Intel has designs on Petascale

The Register has a story about Intel’s plans to get in the Petaflops race:
“We are aiming for the top of the top.” Gelsinger declined to provide us with any specifics around an upcoming Intel-based monster. But you could see Intel working with some of the accelerator players to craft a “top” machine that teams co-processors with some upcoming “Nehalem” versions of Xeon. Or maybe Gelsinger is looking even further out at a system which taps the graphics capabilities of the upcoming Larrabee processor. Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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