January 12, 2016

SGI to Build Supercomputer for Climate Research Center

The "Cheyenne" system on SGI's ICE XA, the latest example of the growing demand for more supercomputing power by weather researchers.

Supercomputer maker SGI will build the next generation system for the work being done by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) regarding climate change and a range of other atmospheric issues.SGI officials announced Jan. 11 that the supercomputer that will be used by the center will be based on the vendor's new ICE XA system and will be 2.5 times more powerful and three times more energy efficient than the facility's current system, called "Yellowstone."

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