September 25, 2009

ORNL Lands Third Big Super at the Hands of NOAA

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September 25, 2009, 4:00 am

Oak Ridge National Laboratory will host a third extreme scale supercomputing platform in the coming months.Â¬â  This time, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] will provide the funding.Â¬â  The new effort is part of a $215 million climate research agreement between ORNL and NOAA.Â¬â  By this time next year, ORNL will officially host three petascale platforms.

ItâÃôll be in the same class as Jaguar and Kraken,âÃù Nichols said, referring to the two Cray XT5 systems already housed in the labâÃôs National Center for Computational Sciences...

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