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[Wired] Meet Gordon, the World’s First Flash Supercomputer

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http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2011/12/gordon-supercomputer/
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Gordon uses 300 terabytes of flash, spanning 1,024 high-performance Intel 710 series drives, and the system includes new software designed to aggregate resources from multiple physical server nodes into “super-nodes,” so users have immediate access to data, rather than waiting for the system to access particular drives. Allan Snavely, the SDSC’s associate director, sees this as the world’s largest thumb drive.
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Jesus.
    
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har har...

flash...gordon. clever.
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I pass by the building where this is housed almost every day o.0

I knew that there was some neat stuff cooking inside, but I never thought that they were doing anything like this.
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Quote:
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Jesus.

No it's Gordon
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But what about all those people who say SSD technology hasn't evolved enough yet? Does it have Trim support?
 
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The free thing...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by num1son View Post

But what about all those people who say SSD technology hasn't evolved enough yet? Does it have Trim support?

Over $2,000,000 (retail prices) for 300TB. I'd say it needs a little more time.

That said, 200GB/s is absolutely insane.
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Does this server stand for every one of us? Is it the starting QB for the Jets?
Edited by videoman5 - 12/9/11 at 10:13pm
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