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

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

“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


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