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"We were running into performance problems with some of our more sophisticated applications," explained NASA's Brooks. The agency examined linking thousands of dual-processor commodity servers into a sprawling cluster, but that approach did not mesh with the scientific applications that the agency ran. Instead, the agency opted for a large multiprocessor system."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Apr 5, 2005 )


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