Mercury announced their development of a Cell-based server named Turismo, four of which will somehow fit into 5U of rack space (it’s possible that Turismo is a PCI Express card). Turismo is expected to be generally available in “early 2007,” so details are still scarce, but it sounds like each Turismo will contain four Cell processors, gigabit ethernet, PCIe connectivity to a host system, and the Yellow Dog Linux Board Support Package.

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