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COS

Abbreviation for Chief of Staff.

COS

Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

cos

site the region formed when the COHESIVE ENDS of certain BACTERIOPHAGES, notably bacteriophage lambda, join together. A cos site is formed when the linear CHROMOSOME of bacteriophage lambda circularizes following infection of a host cell. Concatemeric (see CONCATEMER lambda DNA is cut at cos sites when the DNA is packaged during phage assembly in the LYTIC CYCLE.
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Cray has announced that overall customer-reported scores for the Cray X1 supercomputer system were the best for any high-performance computing (HPC) system on the new HPC Challenge benchmark tests co-sponsored by the DARPA HPCS (High Productivity Computing Systems) program, the U.
A real-life adventure, it begins with Seymour Cray and his intellectual counterparts beating out IBM to become the runaway industry leaders of the supercomputer industry.
On Monday, in filing an anti-dumping petition with the Commerce Department and the International Trade Commission, Cray argued that NEC had underpriced its machines by as much as $65 million.
We expect that Xframe and 10 Gigabit Ethernet will continue playing an important role in our ongoing work with Sandia and other Cray XT3 customers.
Cray lost money last year, but customers placed orders in record amounts after it introduced new machines.
Rottsolk said he is pleased that three of the systems have already passed acceptance tests and users are beginning to do real work on the new Cray X1 supercomputers.
We are pleased to have completed the sale of these Cray SX-6 supercomputers to the University of Toronto," said Jim Rottsolk, Cray chairman and chief executive officer.
Cray said its average listed system included 509 processors and had a theoretical speed of 315.