Schwartz on commercial adoption of HPC

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Sun logoThe CEO, charged with driving Sun forward in an increasingly competitive market where systems vendors are turning their attention to Internet-based—or cloud—computing, cast aside the idea that companies just want several one-way “pizza box” servers.

…To that end, Schwartz said that while the perception is that Internet-focused companies use those one-socket servers, their average node is a four-way platform, which carries a lot of computing power when running Sun’s eight-core UltraSPARC T1 and T2 chips.