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Richard Erlacher
03/23/06 23:01
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Denver, Co

#112931 - How big a box?
Responding to: Neil Kurzman's previous message
I once (1986) had to put 513 single-chippers in a single 6-foot rack together with power supplies and a large patch panel as a test system running a script. It used MC68701 MCU's to run the scripts and one to tell 'em when to "do it." The purpose was to execute the same script in order to simulate 512 users attempting to access the same resources on a new computer system for the Pentagon. The system under test choked. The gov probably bought it anyway, but it did break. It couldn't even pass the same test with 32 users, at which point we gave up.


List of 11 messages in thread
The Most CPU in a box      Neil Kurzman      03/23/06 18:35      
   How big a box?      Richard Erlacher      03/23/06 23:01      
      1400      Jon Ledbetter      03/24/06 08:04      
      1' X 1' X 3'      Neil Kurzman      03/24/06 10:17      
   16 strongARMs on a PCI form factor board      Jez Smith      03/23/06 23:30      
   Pizza      Ian Bell      03/24/06 03:51      
      SUN did that ...      Richard Erlacher      03/24/06 11:12      
         PIzza PC      Ian Bell      03/24/06 16:08      
         Sparc Pizza box      Andy Peters      03/27/06 14:34      
   not a single box, but a single machine      Erik Malund      03/24/06 07:18      
   See this      Grant Beattie      03/28/06 08:54      

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