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Flash Gordon Supercomputer Unveiled – 1024 Intel 710 SSDs Result in World Record 36 Million IOPS

The worlds first flash based supercomputer has been unveiled at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.  Aptly named “Gordon” (i.e. Flash Gordon), this new supercomputer is an impressive display of how SSD technology is presenting itself not only in consumer devices, but in enterprise environments as well. Supercomputers have traditionally relied upon mass amounts of hard disk drives to handle their …

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