Connection Machine

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Trademark A parallel processor, now defunct, in which many processor-memory pairs — small computers — operated simultaneously. Central to the machine was a communication network that permitted the small computers to exchange information in a pattern suited to the algorithm being executed. The Connection Machine marketed in 1994 could yield a sustained performance of 20 Gflops from a 512 processor configuration.

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