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SGI: Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute will Introduce 2,048 Processor Linux Supercomputer

“Silicon Graphics announced that the Japan Atomic Energy
Research Institute (JAERI) will introduce an SGI Altix
supercomputer as its new core computation system to assist in
developing leading energy systems.

“As a result of a competitive bidding process, Fujitsu Limited
in cooperation with SGI Japan will deliver to JAERI the new SGI
Altix 3700 Bx2 model which is based on 2,048 Intel Itanium 2
processors, the Linux operating environment and over 13 terabytes
of memory–the world’s largest memory capacity. The system is
scheduled to fully operate at the end of March 2005…”


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