Sun previews the HPC future at SC08

On the heels of it’s announcement of world-beating storage products last week, Sun previewed a range of HPC technologies at SC08. Previewed tech included such as the next-generation Sun Constellation System — with double the storage capacity, double the cores and double the compute nodes of the original Sun Constellation System, the “Genesis” storage array, new “Magnum” switch solutions, the “Glacier” cooling door and storage flash arrays. Sun’s newest blade server that will be available by the end of the year — the Sun Blade(TM) X6440 server module powered by the latest Quad-Core AMD Opteron(TM) processors code-named Shanghai. Full Story


About Rich
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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