Govt. Computer News: NOAA predicts Linux supercomputer will improve forecastsApr 27, 2000, 14:23 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patricia Daukantas)
"Government weather researchers are turning to the Linux open-source operating system to help them improve the accuracy of their precipitation forecasts."
"Officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Forecast Systems Laboratory in Boulder, Colo., today unveiled a $17 million Linux-based supercomputer named Jet."
"This was one of the first competitive procurements that was won by a Linux supercomputer," said Luke Lonergan, technical director of High Performance Technologies Inc. (HPTi) of Reston, Va., which built the system for NOAA."