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VNUnet: Linux Supercomputer Rocks Down Under

Aug 14, 2003, 11:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)

"The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has invested $3.25m (£2m) in a Linux-based SGI supercomputer system to research earth sciences and earthquake mechanisms.

"The Linux system, dubbed Australian Computational Earth Systems Simulator (ACcESS), has been funded by the Queensland state government. It is based around an SGI Altix 3000 supercomputer, powered by 208 Intel Itanium 2 processors..."

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