Posted by: cmani2010 | June 26, 2007

Billionaire Thinks in Trillions for His Computer Designs

A great article in the New York Times today, on Andy Bechtolsheim.

Andreas Bechtolsheim, second from right, with his fellow Sun Microsystems co-founders Vinod Khosla, left, William Joy, and Scott McNealy, right, in 1982. (from the New York Times website)

Twenty-six years ago as a Stanford University graduate student and a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Andreas Bechtolsheim designed a simple but powerful personal computer workstation that would help define the modern technology era. Today, at a high-performance computing conference in Dresden, Germany, he plans to introduce his newest machine: a supercomputer to be named the Sun Constellation System that will compete for the title as the world’s fastest when installation is complete this year.


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