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LinuxPR: Revolutionary Weather Research Supercomputer Unveiled

Apr 24, 2000, 18:25 (1 Talkback[s])

"There will be a press conference on Wednesday, April 26, in Boulder Colorado, regarding the successful production use of "jet", a 276-node Alpha Linux Supercomputer. This is the first Linux cluster to ever win a traditional competetive procurement for a supercomputer."

WHAT: A press conference with one of NOAA's leading weather technology experts and the president of a pioneering computer firm to unveil JET, a $15 million super computing system recently installed at NOAA's Forecast Systems Laboratory in Boulder, Colo.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 at 10 a.m. MDT
WHERE: NOAA/David Skaggs Research Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado Room GB-124.
WHO: Dr. A. E. "Sandy" MacDonald, Director, Forecast Systems Laboratory
Dr. Don Fitzpatrick, President and CEO, High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTi)

Press Release