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TechNewsWorld: Japanese Scientists Launch Linux Supercluster

Apr 12, 2004, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene J. Koprowski)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Japanese scientists have built their largest distributed-computing grid yet, a Linux-based supercluster that performs 11 trillion floating operations per second, at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Salt Lake City-based Linux Networx this week disclosed.

"As Japan's largest public research organization, AIST is charged with the mission of research and development in industrial science and technology, as well as undertaking complex geological surveys, setting measurement standards and developing technological applications for the private sector..."

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