Meet the experts, John McCalpin

On the POWER7, Simultaneous Multi-Threading -- and the true origins of AIX

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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: November 23, 2004

This question and answer article features IBM Senior Technical Staff Member John McCalpin on his work on the POWER5 and in high performance computing; on the Hypervisor and the size of POWER5 chips; on 128-bit computing -- and even on why he became a computer scientist instead of an entomologist.

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