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IBM explores 67.1m-core computer for running entire Internet

7 February 2008 533 supporters No Comment

A research paper shows that IBM is working on a computing system capable “of hosting the entire internet as an application.” This mega system relies on a re-tooled version of IBM’s Blue Gene supercomputers to create a theoretical mega-system of 67.1m cores, 32PB of memory, and an IO output of 10.4Pb/s.

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