Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Sun and AMD set to overtake Blue Gene/L

The Registers reports in "AMD set to overtake Blue Gene/L" that
AMD and Sun are working with Texans in TACC Supercomputer project. TACC (Texas Advance Computing Center) won $59 Million from National Science Foundation to build largest supercomputer, and this baby is currently being assembled - plan is to deliver 500 TFLOPS, or almost double the number that Blue Gene/L achieves.

TACC will have 16.000 AMD Barcelonas, 100TB of RAM and 1.7 PB of storage.

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