POWER7® enterprise systems deliver unprecedented performance for both transactional and throughput computing for UNIX®, IBM i and Linux® applications with up to four times the performance and workload consolidation capacity, and three times the performance per watt of POWER6® processor-based systems.
1 Capability to create a cluster of up to 64 nodes is planned to be available in March, 2010. Clusters larger than 64 nodes will be considered for support on a case-by-case basis.
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*** The benchmarks and values shown herein were derived using particular, well configured, development-level computer systems. Actual system performance may vary and is dependent upon many factors including system hardware configuration and software design and configuration.
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