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Cray X1

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The Cray X1 is a non-uniform memory access, vector processor supercomputer manufactured and sold by Cray Inc. since 2003. [1]

24 relations: Bandwidth (computing), CMOS, Coarray Fortran, Computer memory, Cray, Cray SV1, Cray T3E, Cray T90, Federal government of the United States, FLOPS, IRIX, Message Passing Interface, National Security Agency, Node (networking), Non-uniform memory access, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Operating system, Parallel Virtual Machine, Silicon Graphics, Supercomputer, Torus, UNICOS, Unified Parallel C, Vector processor.

Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the maximum rate of data transfer across a given path.

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CMOS

Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor, abbreviated as CMOS, is a technology for constructing integrated circuits.

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Coarray Fortran

Coarray Fortran (CAF), formerly known as F--, started as an extension of Fortran 95/2003 for parallel processing created by Robert Numrich and John Reid in the 1990s.

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Computer memory

In computing, memory refers to the computer hardware integrated circuits that store information for immediate use in a computer; it is synonymous with the term "primary storage".

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Cray

Cray Inc. is an American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Cray SV1

The Cray SV1 is a vector processor supercomputer from the Cray Research division of Silicon Graphics introduced in 1998.

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Cray T3E

The Cray T3E was Cray Research's second-generation massively parallel supercomputer architecture, launched in late November 1995.

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Cray T90

The Cray T90 series (code-named Triton during development) was the last of a line of vector processing supercomputers manufactured by Cray Research, Inc, superseding the Cray C90 series.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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FLOPS

In computing, floating point operations per second (FLOPS, flops or flop/s) is a measure of computer performance, useful in fields of scientific computations that require floating-point calculations.

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IRIX

IRIX is a discontinued operating system developed by Silicon Graphics (SGI) to run on their MIPS workstations and servers.

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Message Passing Interface

Message Passing Interface (MPI) is a standardized and portable message-passing standard designed by a group of researchers from academia and industry to function on a wide variety of parallel computing architectures.

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National Security Agency

The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defense, under the authority of the Director of National Intelligence.

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Node (networking)

In telecommunications networks, a node (Latin nodus, ‘knot’) is either a redistribution point or a communication endpoint.

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Non-uniform memory access

Non-uniform memory access (NUMA) is a computer memory design used in multiprocessing, where the memory access time depends on the memory location relative to the processor.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is an American multiprogram science and technology national laboratory sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and administered, managed, and operated by UT-Battelle as a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) under a contract with the DOE.

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Operating system

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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Parallel Virtual Machine

Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) is a software tool for parallel networking of computers.

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Silicon Graphics

Silicon Graphics, Inc. (later rebranded SGI, historically known as Silicon Graphics Computer Systems or SGCS) was an American high-performance computing manufacturer, producing computer hardware and software.

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Supercomputer

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance compared to a general-purpose computer.

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Torus

In geometry, a torus (plural tori) is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle.

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UNICOS

UNICOS is the name of a range of Unix-like operating system variants developed by Cray for its supercomputers.

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Unified Parallel C

Unified Parallel C (UPC) is an extension of the C programming language designed for high-performance computing on large-scale parallel machines, including those with a common global address space (SMP and NUMA) and those with distributed memory (e.g. clusters).

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Vector processor

In computing, a vector processor or array processor is a central processing unit (CPU) that implements an instruction set containing instructions that operate on one-dimensional arrays of data called vectors, compared to scalar processors, whose instructions operate on single data items.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cray_X1

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