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Parallel computing techniques depend on the computer hardware architecture, nature of the program and the number of available computers/processors (Kurc, Ozmen 2008).
The Center for Parallel Computing at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro selected an SGI Altix 450 with 32 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors with 64GB of memory running Novell's SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Server 9 and an SGI InfiniteStorage 120 system, which incorporates the performance and reliability of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) disk drives for mission critical applications, with 8 X 300GB scratch disk.
New discoveries obtained from an experiment or a computational model are enhanced and accelerated by the use of parallel computing techniques, visualization algorithms, and advanced visualization hardware.
Parallel Computing Toolbox users can access the NVIDIA CUDA library without having to learn CUDA programming or significantly modify their applications.
Parallel computing is utilized to address a wide range of computational challenges.
The Universal Parallel Computing Research Center (UPCRC Illinois) at the University of Illinois is a joint research endeavor of the Department of Computer Science, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and corporate partners Microsoft and Intel.
High-performance parallel computing is an area that Penguin Computing is uniquely tailored for," said Sam Ockman, CEO for Penguin Computing.
With the new capabilities in Parallel Computing Toolbox, engineers and scientists can make better use of advanced hardware from their desktops.
The enormous potential of the GPGPU - the general purpose graphics processing unit - with its massively parallel computing architecture is just beginning to become apparent to developers in the military and aerospace field," said Rob McKeel, Vice President, Embedded Systems at GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms.
Parallel computing in electrical engineering; proceedings.
has taken a giant step toward massively parallel computing with the installation of a 512-processor SGI Origin 3800 supercomputer.
com), the #1 Server and Storage system builder in North America, has established a GPU parallel computing lab for inquiring HPC customers to experience Tesla's revolutionary performance.

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