Australian IT: Universities' $8m Linux Foray
Jan 15, 2003, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
"The Queensland Parallel Supercomputing Foundation (QPSF)
expects to complete installation of the systems in February, making
it one of the first users of the newly launched Itanium 2-based
Linux SGI machines worldwide...
"QPSF acting chief executive Ian Atkinson said the foundation
had acquired a 64-node Altix 3700 system with 64Gb of memory for
use in production, and a 16-node system to be used as an
interactive graphical system.
"Atkinson said this was the first time QPSF had bought systems
based either on Intel processors or the Linux operating