"The PC maker on Tuesday said it is working with Pennsylvania
State University to build a new high-performance computing cluster,
a group of computers linked together to perform heavy-duty
"Penn State will use the new cluster, which currently has 80
nodes and will grow to 256, to carry out research in biology,
chemistry, physics and meteorology. Each of the 80 nodes is a Dell
PowerEdge server with dual Xeon processors from Intel and RedHat's
[sic] Linux operating system.
"The university has become the latest customer to select Dell's
cluster configurations as a way to gain high-performance computing
for less money. Dell also recently unveiled a 2,008-node
high-performance computing cluster at the State University of New
York in Buffalo..."
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