Russian University buys Blue Gene supercomputer

  • Moscow (Russia) – The Moscow State University has purchased one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world.  IBM will install its Blue Gene/P supercomputer in the coming months.  Two racks of processors will be installed for a total of 8192 CPUs.  The resulting computer will run at 27.8 trillion operations per second.

    Blue Gene will help the university’s Department of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics carry out nanotech and materials research.  Once completed the MSU computer will be in the top 50 list of supercomputers around the world.

    Read more… CNN Money.

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