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Enterprise Linux Today: SGI Demonstrates Itanium Processor-Based System at SC2000

Nov 07, 2000, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"Major ISV and Research Software Demonstrated at SC2000 Utilizing Linux Software for Intel Itanium Processor."

"SGI demonstrated that it is ahead in the development of the Linux and applications software environments for products based on Intel Itanium processors. Using a cluster of 16 Itanium processors, SGI displayed a prerelease version of SGI software for Itanium, built on TurboLinux software, comprising SGI Pro64 compilers, SGI Advanced Cluster Environment (ACE) and system administration tools."

"SGI exhibited five major independent software vendor (ISV) codes -- Amber, Cactus, Fasta, Fluent and STAR-CD -- running on pilot Itanium processor-based systems at SC2000. In addition to these commercial software packages, SGI demonstrated three research software application codes from the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC): a Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) application, a materials research application and a computational fluid dynamics application."

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