November 12, 1998
Sandia National Laboratories
The Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories has teamed with Compaq Computer Corporation, the largest global supplier of personal computers, to sort information three times faster than the previous record, at approximately two-thirds the installed cost of current techniques.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Just as scientists need very fast number-crunching computers to replace physical testing with computer models, business people need a corollary procedure: very fast data sorting - the ability to manipulate huge amounts of data rapidly.
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