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ComputerWeekly: 64-bit Linux Powers Drug Research at Cambridge

Jul 20, 2004, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Antony Savvas)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"A £7.5m Cambridge University drugs research institute has adopted a Linux-driven 64-bit computing system to handle data on tablet formulation and drug doses.

"The Pfizer Institute, a collaboration between the University of Cambridge, the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre and drugs company Pfizer, has installed a Beowulf high-performance computing cluster based on dual Intel Itanium 2 processors within an eight-node HP Integrity rx2600 system..."

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