March 5, 2001

Department of Defense to install Linux supercomputer

Author: JT Smith

Within the next several months the United States Department of Defense will install a Linux supercomputer in Hawaii. The department is working with IBM to build at 512-processor Linux cluster at its supercomputing facility in Maui. The cluster, capable of up to 478 billion calculations per second, will be used "for applications such as tracking and fighting wildfires across the country. " Computerworld has the full story.


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