Chapter Twelve. Super Computers, Visualization, and Networks

 

We are a company that focuses on big data, some of the largest data sets in the world. Petabyte-size models kept in globally addressable RAM with thousands of processors operating. Discoveries made by such massive computation, data analysis, visualization, and the challenges of building these machines will propel computing to the next level. The current super-computing model needs rethinking.

 
 --Dr. Eng Lim Goh, CTO of Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Introduction

The world of computing will forever go through changes and advancements. Some specific areas are worth exploring in the context of Inescapable Data: super-computer advances, visualization advances, networking changes, and perhaps new ...

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