[rescue] Sun is purple - not blue....

gsm at mendelson.com gsm at mendelson.com
Wed Mar 18 10:56:51 CDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:50:03AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:

>Maybe a combination of Sun's ability to actually ship silicon (though
>late) and a POWER core with 64 cores on chip, would really rock the
>boat.  Jazz up VIS with some Cell under the covers and you can really
>accelerate performance without having to change any APIs.

IBM has gone mass market with POWER. Instead of high end workstsations,
they are selling chips to makes of high end games. 

Maybe we'll see a port of Solaris to the PS/3 or XBOX. :-)


Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com  N3OWJ/4X1GM

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