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SC07 in a Nutshell

acornNow that most of have finally recovered from last week’s annual Supercomputing show, InsideHPC has decided to compile a list of the various bits we [and others] covered during the show. This list is by no means comprehensive. If your event/press release/etc doesn’t appear here, we’re not picking on you. If you feel like you’ve been left out, feel free to mail us at news@insidehpc.com and we’ll gladly add you to the show notes.

.: First and foremost… the insideHPC reader meetup! It was great to finally have a fleshly meeting between readers and writers. Wear your t-shirts with pride!!

.: Latest Quad core processors from Intel and AMD were announced

.: Cray releases XT5 and XT5h Hybrid scalar/vector supercomputer along with DRC FPGA blades.

.: SGI lays out its “visual supercomputing” strategy.

.: SGI Altix XE’s get a processor bump to Harpertown/Wolfdale

.: SiCortex delivers their first machine and announces Catapult desktop machine.

.: LNXI didn’t show with a booth this year, but they did announce their new Solution Center.

.: Appro unveils their new cluster platform, the Xtreme-X1

.: IBM has a watercooled p575 on display

.: Clearspeed will do a Teraflop in 1U with CATS

.: Nvidia announces CUDA 1.1

.: AMD/ATi announces double-precision GPUs in FireStream product

.: DataDirect puts 1.2PB in two racks with S2A9900

.: Mellanox unveils quad data rate Infiniband

.: Bowling tournament of Beowulf heavyweights: Tim Wilcox vs. Greg Lindahl vs. Douglas Eadline… never did find out the victor

.: The latest Top500 list… err… surprised who’s there?

.: Green500 list #1 announced

.: Grid.org is relaunched under a new mission

.: University of Alberta of Edmonton, Canada wins the first annual Cluster Challenge

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