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  • Installation of Blue Waters Petaflop Supercomputer Begins
    By on January 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    An anonymous reader writes “The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois is finally getting the troubled Blue Waters supercomputer installed. After IBM walked away from the project after 3 years of planning, Cray stepped in to pick up the $188 million contract. Now, in around 9 months time, Blue Waters should be fully operational and achieve performance of 1 petaflop or more. As for the hardware… (more…)