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AFP/Yahoo!: Spain to Build World's Second Largest Supercomputer

Mar 02, 2004, 11:00 (3 Talkback[s])

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"The Spanish government agreed to spend 70 million euros (87 million dollars) building the world's second most powerful supercomputer.

"The decision to construct the supercomputer, which will be the most powerful in Europe, is the result of a deal between the government and the Spanish branch of computer giant IBM...

"The 60-tonne system will comprise 4,500 processors, have a storage capacity of 128 terabytes and use the Linux operating system, the government said..."

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