Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
IBM Supercomputing Hardware News Science

Cray Replaces IBM To Build $188M Supercomputer 99

Posted by samzenpus
from the we-have-the-technology-we-can-make-it-better dept.
wiredmikey writes "Supercomputer maker Cray today said that the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) awarded the company a contract to build a supercomputer for the National Science Foundation's Blue Waters project. The supercomputer will be powered by new 16-core AMD Opteron 6200 Series processors (formerly code-named 'Interlagos') a next-generation GPU from NVIDIA, called 'Kepler,' and a new integrated storage solution from Cray. IBM was originally selected to build the supercomputer in 2007, but terminated the contract in August 2011, saying the project was more complex and required significantly increased financial and technical support beyond its original expectations. Once fully deployed, the system is expected to have a sustained performance of more than one petaflops on demanding scientific applications."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Cray Replaces IBM To Build $188M Supercomputer

Comments Filter:

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it is too dark to read.

Working...