Two Linux Supercomputers

Here’s a pair of supercomputing articles for your interest courtesy of Karsten Hilbert: ‘…Biotech company Medica Holdings Ltd today said it had formed an agreement with IBM that will allow its subsidiary Cytopia to speed up discovery of drug candidates to treat immune disease and cancer.

Medica said the Melbourne-based Cytopia would deploy IBM’s latest generation Linux supercomputing technology, allowing it to increase 100 fold its speed and selectivity in screening drug candidates… You can find this article here. The next one can be found here: ‘…It may not be much more than a pipsqueak right now, but the computer system now being set up at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is expected to grow into the world heavyweight of Linux supermachines…

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