June 11, 2003

Linux Hydra puts researchers ahead

SOUTH Australian researchers will no longer have to borrow or buy high-performance computing power from other states, following the installation of a
powerful machine by the South Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing (SAPAC).
The 129-node Linux-based Hydra, housed at Adelaide University, is relatively inexpensive at $1.74 million and was paid for by a consortium of
Adelaide's three universities, the newly funded Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics and an Australian Research Council grant.

Link: australianit.news.com.au


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