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Earth Simulator

The Earth Simulator, developed by the Japanese government's initiative "Earth Simulator Project", was a parallel vector supercomputer system for running global climate models to evaluate the effects of global warming and problems in solid earth geophysics. The system was developed for Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Japan Marine Science and Technology Center in 1997. Construction started in October 1999, the site opened on 11 March 2002; the project cost 60 billion yen. Built by NEC, ES was based on their SX-6 architecture, it consisted of 640 nodes with eight vector processors and 16 gigabytes of computer memory at each node, for a total of 5120 processors and 10 terabytes of memory. Two nodes were installed per 1 metre × 1.4 metre × 2 metre cabinet. Each cabinet consumed 20 kW of power; the system had 1.6 petabytes of mass storage in tape drives. It was able to run holistic simulations of global climate in both the atmosphere and the oceans down to a resolution of 10 km.

Its performance on the LINPACK benchmark was 35.86 TFLOPS, five times faster than the previous fastest supercomputer, ASCI White. ES was the fastest supercomputer in the world from 2002 to 2004, its capacity was surpassed by IBM's Blue Gene/L prototype on 29 September 2004. ES was replaced by the Earth Simulator 2 in March 2009. ES2 is an NEC SX-9/E system, has a quarter as many nodes each of 12.8 times the performance, for a peak performance of 131 TFLOPS. With a delivered LINPACK performance of 122.4 TFLOPS, ES2 was the most efficient supercomputer in the world at that point. In November 2010, NEC announced that ES2 topped the Global FFT, one of the measures of the HPC Challenge Awards, with the performance number of 11.876 TFLOPS. ES2 was replaced by the Earth Simulator 3 in March 2015. ES3 is a NEC SX-ACE system with 5120 nodes; the Earth Simulator was developed as a national project by three governmental agencies: the National Space Development Agency of Japan, the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center.

The ES is housed in the Earth Simulator Building. The Earth Simulator 2 uses 160 nodes of NEC's SX-9E; the upgrade of the Earth Simulator has been completed in March 2015. The Earth Simulator 3 system uses 5120 nodes of NEC's SX-ACE; the ES is a parallel vector supercomputer system of the distributed-memory type, consisted of 160 processor nodes connected by Fat-Tree Network. Each Processor nodes is a system with a shared memory, consisting of 8 vector-type arithmetic processors, a 128-GB main memory system; the peak performance of each Arithmetic processors is 102.4Gflops. The ES as a whole thus consists of 1280 arithmetic processors with 20 TB of main memory and the theoretical performance of 131Tflops; each CPU consists of a 4-way super-scalar unit, a vector unit, main memory access control unit on a single LSI chip. The CPU operates at a clock frequency of 3.2 GHz. Each VU has 72 vector registers, each of which has 256 vector elements, along with 8 sets of six different types of vector pipelines: addition /shifting, division, logical operations and load/store.

The same type of vector pipelines works together by a single vector instruction and pipelines of different types can operate concurrently. The processor node is composed of 10 memory modules; the RCU is directly connected to the crossbar switches and controls inter-node data communications at 64 GB/s bidirectional transfer rate for both sending and receiving data. Thus the total bandwidth of inter-node network is about 10 TB/s; the processor node is composed two nodes of one cabinet, consists of power supply part 8 memory modules and PCI box with 8 CPU modules. Below is the description of software technologies used in the operating system, Job Scheduling and the programming environment of ES2; the operating system running on ES, "Earth Simulator Operating System", is a custom version of NEC's SUPER-UX used for the NEC SX supercomputers that make up ES. If a large parallel job running on 640 PNs reads from/writes to one disk installed in a PN, each PN accesses to the disk in sequence and performance degrades terribly.

Although local I/O in which each PN reads from or writes to its own disk solves the problem, it is a hard work to manage such a large number of partial files. ES adopts Staging and Global File System that offers a high-speed I/O performance. ES is a batch-job system. Network Queuing System II is introduced to manage the batch job. Queue configuration of the Earth Simulator. ES has two-type queues. S batch queue is designed for single-node batch jobs and L batch queue is for multi-node batch queue. There are two-type queues. One is L the other is S batch queue. S batch queue is aimed at being used for a pre-run or a post-run for large-scale batch jobs, L batch queue is for a production run. Users choose the appropriate queue for their job; the nodes allocated to a batch job are used for that batch job. The batch job is scheduled based on elapsed time instead of CPU time. Strategy enables to estimate the job termination time and to make it easy to allocate nodes for the next batch jobs in advance. Strategy contributes to an efficient job execution.

The job can use the nodes and the processes in each node can be executed simultaneously. As a result, the large-scale parallel program is able to be executed effi

William Capon (artist)

William Capon was an English artist. Capon, whose father was an artist, was born at Norwich on 6 December 1757, in early life practised as a portrait painter. Capon went to London, where he became an assistant to the architect and scene-painter Michael Novosielski, was employed on the decorations of Ranelagh Gardens and the Italian Opera-house, he was afterwards employed by John Kemble as scene painter for Drury Lane Theatre, rebuilt in 1794. In years he became celebrated as an architectural draughtsman. In the company of the antiquarian John Carter he recorded ancient buildings in Westminster, including some buildings which were scheduled to be demolished, he was appointed Architectural Draughtsman to the Duke of York in June 1804. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, he died at his home in North Street Westminster in 1827. Attribution: This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, Michael. "Capon, William". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Engravers.

I. London: George Bell & Sons. Burden, Michael. "London's Opera House in Colour 1705–1844, with Diversions in Fencing, a visit from Elisabeth Félix". Music in Art: International Journal for Music Iconography. 44: 19–165. ISSN 1522-7464

Love Marriage Ya Arranged Marriage

Love Marriage Ya Arranged Marriage is an Indian soap opera that airs on Sony Entertainment Television from 6 August 2012 and stars Rishika Mihani and Samaira Rao, Himanshu Malhotra and Ashish Kapoor. The show is set in Rajasthan; the story starts with the two friends Mansi. Mansi stays with elder brother and younger sister while Shivani stays with her parents. Shivani has an elder sister, married to a businessman, their marriage was arranged but is not a happy one as Devyani's husband does not like her penning up poems. Kunal is married to Naina. Shivani runs a shop named "Shagun Shaadi Ka" with the help of dwarfs -- Arjun; the shop caters everything related to weddings. Shivani and Mansi are the best of friends since childhood after having small quarrels. However, the biggest one was when Devyani leaves her husband and comes to stay with her family in Udaipur from Kankroli. Mansi says. Shivani says that her sister can never have a problem and leaves. Shivani plans to leave the city and shift elsewhere to save her from offensive sayings from neighbours and as she has no one left in the city.

Shivani leaves a note for Mansi. Mansi learns that Shivani has sold her shop and has moved elsewhere and unable to find a note she thinks that she left for her; the story takes a three-year leap after which Mansi's marriage has been fixed with a kind-hearted and similar kind of man like her: Anup Sisodiya. Anup's younger brother Sahil is in love with a girl and that girl is Shivani. Mansi and Shivani remain unaware of the fact. However, Shivani tries to meet Mansi again, when she comes to meet Sahil in vain. Anup and Mansi's marriage happens whereas Shivani have a registered marriage. Shivani and Mansi become aware of the fact. Sahil's mother Rajlaxmi doesn't accept Sahil's marriage, so Sahil marries Shivani again, in front of his family. Shivani and Mansi solve every problem in their marriage. Sahil's mother accepts Shivani and after coming to know about her pregnancy, the story ends on a good note. Samaira Rao as Mansi Gehlot Rishika Mihani as Shivani Prakash Himmanshoo A. Malhotra as Anup Sisodiya Ashish Kapoor as Sahil Sisodiya Shafaq Naaz as Pooja Raju Kher as Anand Prakash Deepika Upadhyay as Devyani Prakash Jyoti Gauba as Mansi's mother Vaishnavi Rao as Kavita Ghelot Puneet Tejwani as Kunal Ghelot Shresth Kumar as Vivan Neha Kaul as Naina Ghelot Dharti Bhatt as Netra Sisodiya Geeta Tyagi as Buaji Riddhima Tiwari as Sandhya as Rajlaxmi Sisodiya Zuber K. Khan as Darien Sony TV Love Marriage Ya Arranged Marriage - Newsbeats.in Official website Love Marriage Ya Arranged Marriage on SET Asia

2009–10 New Jersey Devils season

The 2009–10 New Jersey Devils season is the team's 28th season in the National Hockey League since the franchise relocated to New Jersey. On June 9, 2009, Brent Sutter resigned as head coach of the Devils to become the head coach of the Calgary Flames. At the Entry Draft, the Devils traded with the Calgary Flames to move up in the draft and chose Jacob Josefson with the 20th overall pick. On July 13, 2009, the Devils named Jacques Lemaire as their new head coach; this will be Lemaire's 2nd stint with the club. He won the Stanley Cup as head coach of the Devils back in 1995; the Devils allowed only 186 goals during the fewest of all 30 teams. They were the most disciplined team in the NHL, with just 240 power-play opportunities against. Bold – Qualified for playoffs. Tampa Bay was leading 3–0 with 9:12 left in the second period when half of the sports lights went out due to an interruption in power on the grid feeding electricity to the arena, followed by a failure of a computer-operated lighting system that allowed the sports lighting system to function with the circuit breakers.

PSE&G and Prudential Center electricians worked on the situation for 1 hour and 52 minutes but could not reboot the system. The game was suspended due to the lighting problem; the Devils, Tampa Bay Lightning and the NHL agreed to waive a rule prohibiting players from participating in an NHL-sanctioned event on three consecutive nights as per the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement. Tampa Bay won, 4–2, with Lightning center Steven Stamkos scoring two goals in the contest: one on Friday and one on Sunday. With their win on March 27, 2010, against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre, the Devils clinched a playoff berth and are participating in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the 13th consecutive season and for the 20th time in 22 seasons. Note: GP = Games played. Stats reflect time with Devils only. ‡Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Devils only. New Jersey's picks at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in Quebec. Updated April 13, 2010. 2009–10 NHL season The Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League and the Trenton Devils of the ECHL remain the New Jersey Devils' minor league affiliates for the 2009–10 season.

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Minami-Kurihashi Station

Minami-Kurihashi Station is a railway station on the Tobu Nikko Line in Kuki, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. Minami-Kurihashi Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, is 10.4 km from the starting point of the Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen. This station consists of two island platforms serving four tracks, with an elevated station building located above the tracks and platforms. Platforms 2 and 3 are on passing loops. Minami-Kurihashi Station opened on 26 August 1986. From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Minami-Kurihashi Station becoming "TN-03". In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 8,667 passengers daily. National Route 4 Minami-Kurihashi Post Office List of railway stations in Japan Official website

San Remo, Victoria

San Remo is a town in southern Victoria, Australia in the Gippsland region. Formed as a fishing village, its economy is now based on tourism, it is notable as the town on the mainland end of the bridge to Phillip Island. At the 2016 census, San Remo had a population of 1212, it is located at the western tip of the Anderson Peninsula, 122 km south-east of Melbourne via the South Gippsland Highway, near Kilcunda and opposite Newhaven on Phillip Island. The area around what is now San Remo was used for many centuries by the Bunurong people who occupied an area of the Mornington Peninsula, of the Kulin nation. George Bass explored the coast and discovered the strait separating the mainland and Van Diemen's land, together with the bay he named Western Port. Sealers frequented Islands in the 1820s before Europeans settled the coast. Samuel Anderson a Scottish immigrant who in 1835 established the third permanent settlement in Victoria at Bass. Samuel had arrived in Hobart aboard the "Lang" in September 1830 and was employed as bookkeeper for Van Diemens Land Co at Circular Head Tasmania.

In 1835 he left the company and sailed to Westernport, it has been suggested that the sloop "Rebecca" was purchased by Samuel and his partner/s. In 1837 his soon to be partner Robert Massie left VDL Co and joined Samuel at Westernport; the partnership of Massie and Anderson floundered in the credit squeeze of 1842 and the partnership sold by auction all their assets to repay creditors. This appears to be the end of the partnership with Massie relocating to Melbourne by 1844 meeting and marrying Eliza Armstrong in 1845 departing to Taraville. Samuels Brothers Hugh and Thomas followed him to Bass and when land was released they bought over 2000 acres centred on the Anderson area today with their homestead "Netherwood" being built on the shores of Westernport; the Anderson brothers and their descendants featured prominently in the local municipal area. An early pioneer and explorer, Anderson Inlet at Inverloch was named after Samuel Anderson. Descendants of the Anderson family remain around San Remo to this day.

In 1797 George Bass, a naval surgeon and explorer, took a voyage in an open whaleboat to explore the coastline. It was explored on foot in 1826 by William Hovell. Around 1840 a deepwater port was established at Griffiths Point in order to provide exports of wattle bark, farm produce and cattle, later coal starting in the 1870s. A township grew around this port, brought in tourists. In 1888 the township was named San Remo after the resort town in Italy; the Post Office opened on 14 August 1873 and was renamed San Remo in 1888. Early in the 20th Century, commercial fishing of the King George whiting came to the area, the produce being sent to Melbourne markets via railway. Since 2006 San Remo has a tidal power test facility. Installed Nereus tidal turbines dispatch power directly to national grid. In 2008 a monument to those local professional fisherman lost at sea was erected with funds provided by local businesses and rotary. A cairn with the names of those lost at sea with a navigation light atop is a main feature.

Today there is a fishing co-operative near the bridge that supplies good fresh fish the King George whiting for which the area is known. Kustom Nats in January; the San Remo Channel Challenge is held in February. San Remo Fishing Festival, Blessing of the Fleet in September. Blessing of the Bikes in October. At 12 noon daily, the San Remo fisherman's co-operative feeds the pelicans at the jetty and gives a free public talk at the pier. Sanremo in Italy