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DEFINITION: In general, a supercomputer center is a site with a supercomputer that is shared by a number of other sites, usually research sites. Formerly, in the United States, there were five supercomputer centers interconnected on the vBNS, a special backbone network financed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and operated by MCI for the exclusive use of designated research centers. On October 1, 1997,  … 
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VIDEO: This case study explores the relationship between an organization and an infrastructure provider to maintain their super computers. Learn how that by maintaining their super computers, is helping to maintain their data center and renewable resources and together improving the quality of life.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 01 Jul 2014

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SUPERCOMPUTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  the five supercomputer centers were replaced by two new NSF-funded programs. The new program, Partnerships for Advanced Computational Infrastructure (PACI), named two of the former supercomputer center sites as focuses for a new scientific technology infrastructure (known as the National Technology Grid) that would interconnect 50 university and scientific sites.The first of the two NSF-funded programs is the National Computational Science Alliance (Alliance), being led by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in Urbana, Illinois. The second program, the National Partnership … 
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