Date: July 21, 2000
This tip contains this weeks SP announcements, RS News and links to a web site containing some of the current RS/6000 television advertisements.
Here is a brief summary of this weeks SP announcements.
New 375 MHz Power3 SMP High Node. Feartures 4, 8, 12, 16 processors.
New SP Switch2 - Next generation SP switch. Higher performance, increase reliability.
Use PSSP to manage a cluster of up to 16 S70, S7A, and S80's servers, independent of the SP frame.
IBM Builds World's Fastest Supercomputer, at over 12 trillion calculations per second. Three times faster than any other.
IDC Ranks IBM (RS/6000) as #1 in Supercomputing
IDC Reports IBM RS/6000 Has Overtaken Sun in the Midrange Market ($100,000 - $1,000,000)
Wimbledon sets world record for number of web hits on RS/6000 SP. There were over
2.3 Billion Web Hits over 8 Days, nearly 2.5 times the traffic of last years event.
The following web links contain videos of some of recent RS/6000 tv advertisements. Viewing requires a QuickTime streaming video plug-in on your browser.
July 21, 2000