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AScribe: NCAR Computer Modelers to Use Powerful New Linux System

Jun 28, 2004, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Using funding provided by the National Science Foundation and as a result of an open bidding process, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has purchased a large-scale, Linux-based computing system.

"The new Linux system will allow the National Center for Atmospheric Research's major community climate and weather codes to be built, tested, and evaluated in a full-scale Linux environment for the first time. The 1.1 TeraFLOP system, manufactured by IBM Corporation, will add significant computing capacity and capability to NCAR's computing arsenal..."

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