Appro shows off 40 Gbps IB cluster

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Yesterday Appro announced that they will be taking something shiny and new to the Dresden conference next week

Appro logo[Appro] will showcase a 40Gb/s InfiniBand Xtreme-X1 Supercomputer powered by Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors utilizing high density computing, new industry-leading Mellanox ConnectX 40Gb/s InfiniBand adapters and InfiniScale IV-based 40Gb/s InfiniBand switch running an ANSYS- Fluent airplane structure application. This demonstration features a powerful and balanced open supercomputer architecture managed by Appro Cluster Engine software that combines high performance capacity computing with superior fault-tolerant capability. The Appro live supercomputing demonstrations will take place at the International Supercomputing Conference, ISC/08 in Dresden, Germany, June 17-19, 2008, booth D36.

If you’re there with a camera, take a snap and send it on to us. Actually, that goes for anything cool you see on the show floor.