Computerworld: New SGI Supercomputer to Scale Linux to 1,024 CPUs
Jul 17, 2004, 21:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd R. Weiss)
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"Silicon Graphics Inc. is building an Altix supercomputer for
the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) that
will run a single Linux operating system image across 1,024 Intel
Corp. Itanium 2 processors and 3TB of shared memory.
"Rob Pennington, interim director of the NCSA, which is based at
the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, said the new machine
will be very different from the existing machines at the facility,
which include several Linux cluster supercomputers..."