Computerworld: IBM/MDS Proteomics Build Linux Medical Supercomputer

Computerworld has an article on IBM’s announcement today that it will be developing a Linux and AIX based medical research supercomputer with Canadian firm MDS Proteomics. ‘…The deal between IBM and Toronto-based MDS Proteomics Inc. is aimed at developing a supercomputer that can handle 700 billion floating-point operations per second and that will let scientists at the research firm conduct complex analyses of proteomics – the study of proteins and how they function. The two companies said they also plan to create a free online protein analysis database that will be accessible to scientists and other users from outside of MDS Proteomics…’

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