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LinuxWorld: Powerful Linux OS-Based SGI System to Serve as U.S. Military Computing Prototype

Sep 16, 2003, 18:00 (4 Talkback[s])

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"The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, D.C., is the first customer under SGI's global beta program to install a 128-processor single system image SGI Altix 3000 supercomputer...

"'Working with SGI, we have created a prototype for a network-centric, shared memory, scalable supercomputer based on next-generation Intel processors and the Linux open-source operating system. This prototype will enable researchers to make unprecedented breakthroughs in advanced science more quickly and sustain gigabyte data flows necessary for optimum distributed computing,' said Dr. Hank Dardy, chief scientist for advanced computing at NRL's Center for Computational Science..."

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