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Posted 13 February 2008 - 05:22 PM

We'll hand it to IBM's researchers. They think big - really big. Like holy-crap-what-have-you-done big.

The Register has unearthed a research paper that shows IBM 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 so loved by the high performance computing crowd. IBM's researchers have proposed tweaking the Blue Gene systems to run today's most popular web applications such as Linux, Apache, MySQL and Ruby on Rails.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/05/ibm_bluegene_web/


will probably need 1.21 gigawatts of power as well

"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."

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