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- SGI (Silicon Graphics) is a leading manufacturer of high-performance computing, data management, and visualization products.
- SGI created the proprietary 3D graphics API Iris GL, from which the cross-platform OpenGL was developed by a consortium of companies.
- SGI was founded by Jim Clark and Abbey Silverstone in 1982, initially as a maker of 3D graphics display terminals.
- SGI was originally incorporated as a California corporation in November 1981, and reincorporated as a Delaware corporation in January 1990.
- SGI is in itself a thorny subject, but IMO the short version is that they aren't Buddhists at all, although they make it a point to ensure otherwise.
- SNI Prolog runs on the SGI, SNI and Sun platforms, and ports to other systems, including MS-DOS, are in progress.
- These machines made much of the SGI name as 3D graphics became more popular on television and film.
- IRIX 6.3 was released for the SGI O2 workstation only.[ 3] IRIX 6.4 improved multiprocessor scalability for the Octane, Origin 2000, and Onyx2 systems.
- SGI, DEC, and Siemens Nixdorf have chosen GNU Ada 95 as the Ada compiler for some of their systems.
- In July 2006, SGI announced an SGI Altix 4700 system with 1,024 processors and 4 TB of memory running a single Linux system image.
- Kali -- An interactive application for experimenting with symmetry groups (Mac, SGI). Linktool -- A program for producing nicely rendered images of links.
- Thus, rather than prolonging a contentious and dangerous fight between IrisGL and PHIGS, SGI sought to turn a defacto standard into a true open standard.
- SGI did use a number of Cray technologies in their attempt to move from the graphics workstation market into supercomputing.
- In August 1999, SGI created a separate Cray Research business unit to focus exclusively on the unique requirements of high-end supercomputing customers.
- SGI still sells some of them as "remarketed" (i.e., used) products.
- Those who use SGI computers tend to be fiercely loyal, but the companies that spend tens of thousands of dollars on them are rapidly losing patience.
- She is a student of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and is perhaps the most famous woman in Buddhism next to Pema Chodron.
- With the introduction of the 4D series, SGI switched over to using the MIPS RISC microprocessors.
- Today's company was formed in 2000 by a merger of Tera Computer Company with Cray, which Tera purchased from SGI.
- The primary SGI anonymous FTP site for security advisories and patches is patches.sgi.com (22.214.171.124).
- Cray Inc. was formed in 2000 when Tera Computer Company purchased the Cray Research business from SGI and adopted the name of its acquisition.
- SGI put into OpenGL a great deal of their expertise to make an easy-to-use, intuitive, portable and network aware API for the future.
- In early 2006, SGI hired Dennis McKenna as its new CEO and chairman of the board of directors.
- Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944) was the founder and first president of SGI. The current president is Daisaku Ikeda (1928-).
- Nichiren (SGI): This more modern form of Buddhism was founded by the Japanese monk Nichiren Shonin (1222-1282).
- In November 2002, SGI announced a repackaging of its SN system, under the name Origin 3900.
- SGI has released the earlier Open Inventor code into open source, but the source to OGL++ was never completed to any satisfactory degree.
- OpenSG and OpenSceneGraph are open source, while OpenGL Performer is a commercial product from SGI.
- SGI began using the UNIX System V operating system.
- OpenGL is a high level graphics programming API originally developed by SGI, and it became an industry standard for 2D and 3D graphics programming.
- OpenGL Performer was developed by SGI, who continues to maintain and enhance it.
- The SGI "occupation" ended in rather surprising fashion in April 2000.
- SGI sold the Cray brand and product lines to Tera Computer Company on March 31, 2000 for $35 million plus one million shares.
- But I would say that SGI should focus more on Linux as the next great Irix platform rather than just providing a patch-level CD for Linux.
- Joe Fantuzzi, president of MultiGen points out that SGI is in the process of porting these to the PC and Sun environments.
- In October 2004, SGI built the supercomputer Columbia for the NASA Ames Research Center, which broke the world record for computer speed.
- SGI immediately sold off the Superserver line to Sun, who quickly turned it into the extremely successful E10000 Starfire range of servers.
- Reputable Systems Home Page - Specializing in refurbished, used workstations from SGI and peripherals and parts for other Unix workstations.
- On 8 May 2006, SGI filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from which it emerged on 17 October 2006. SGI is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
- In October 2004, SGI broke the world's supercomputer speed record with Columbia, a supercomputer built for NASA's Ames Research Center.
- But with a powerful new supercomputer from SGI under its roof, the university's efforts are moving into overdrive.
- Blue Brain bought a supercomputer from SGI to create a small media center to display the 3D simulations, which Markram said is like sitting inside the brain.
- The authors use ANA on linux and SGI Irix, and it has also run on DEC OSF and Sun Solaris.
- Past versions of the program were ported to the SGI IRIX and Sun Solaris platforms, but official support for this port was dropped after version 3.
- Many people, including myself, thought that SGI understood [that] and was already working on a full port of Irix to ia32 (not even ia64).
- In recent years, SGI has continued to enhance its line of servers (some go so far as to call them supercomputers) based around the SN architecture.
- Workstations For years, workstations such as these from Sun, Compaq and SGI (top to bottom) were used for CAD, medical imaging and scientific visualization.
- After that, SGI began using Motorola 68000 microprocessors running the UNIX operating system to power the machine.
- OpenGL is the API of choice on all new SGI machines.
- The idea comes from the "mailbox" program available on SGI machines, and hence tries to mimic some of the features present in it.
- Although SGI continues to market Itanium-based machines, its more recent machines are based on the Intel Xeon processor.
- Also includes the latest patches for working with the latest versions of Linux, Sun, and SGI systems.
- Earlier ccNUMA approaches were systems based on the MIPS processor in SGI systems and Alpha processor EV7 of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
- The IndyCam was a small fixed-focus camera intended to sit on top of the monitor of SGI systems.
- SGI later re-adopted the cube logo, and now uses both logos.
- SGI also distributed its remaining interest in MIPS Technologies, Inc through a spin-off effective June 20, 2000.
- SGI has acknowledged this and is moving away from the "massive NUMA" model towards efficient clusters.
- The source code is written in Fortran 90 and uses the C preprocessor to compile the code into versions for Cray, IBM R6000, SGI and Sun platforms.
- Previous versions of the SGI Free Software License B were not free software licenses, despite their name.
- Microsoft had licensed OpenGL from SGI in the mid-1990s to be put into their Windows NT operating system as its basic 3D system.
- The OpenGL++ effort would drag on and eventually be killed, and SGI then tried again with Microsoft with the similar Fahrenheit project, which also died.
- Such an effort was carried out by SGI and Microsoft as the Fahrenheit graphics API, but the project was a failure.
- The deal represents a victory not only for SGI and Intel but for the Linux operating system.
- SGI has long been considering switching its workstations from MIPS to Itanium 2.
- In the workstation space, the switch to Itanium was not completed before SGI exited this market.
- Cray left to form his own company, Cray Computer Corporation, which went bankrupt in 1995, while Cray Research was bought by SGI the next year.
- In February 2004, SGI announced general support for 128 processor nodes to be followed by 256 and 512 processor versions that year.
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