First SDK for creating HPC clusters using Sony PS3

Mercury Computer Systems has ported its multi-core software development kit (SDK) to Sony’s Playstation3 gaming console. The company said its “MultiCore Plus SDK for PS3 — Base Package” lets developers exploit the PS3’s powerful Cell processor for general-purpose, low-cost, high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

You can visit the product’s page at www.mc.com.

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