August 12, 2009

Fixstars Announces New Version of HPC Software Suite for PlayStation

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August 12, 2009, 10:51 am

Today Fixstars announced the release of Y-HPC 2.1 for Sony PlayStation, bringing with it all the updates from Yellow Dog Enterprise Linux v6.1.

From the release

Y-HPC provides the next generation of ps3vram for fast, temporary file storage or swap using PS3 video RAM. This version of ps3vram is up to 50% faster than prior versions and automatically enabled as swap.

The faster ps3vram feature has enabled Dr. Gaurav Khanna, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, in his Black Hole research using a cluster of PS3s...

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