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ALSO CALLED: 64-bit Computers
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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Case Study: Working together to create renewable resources
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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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Computer Weekly Special Report: Fujitsu
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 11 page special report updated for 2014 gives you the facts on  Fujitsu its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

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Supercomputers: A Computer Weekly guide
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This special Computer Weekly report analyses the market for supercomputers, peripherals and applications, the supercomputer community, developments in technology, and offers a country by country comparison.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

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Supercomputers: prestige objects or crucial tools for science and industry ?
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PRESENTATION: Professor Hans Werner Meuer, co-founder of the Top500 supercomputer list, presents a critical assessment of high performance computing technology and applications.
Posted: 20 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

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Lustre Leadership: Cray's Story
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a parallel file system that is being implemented across the high performance computing (HPC) industry – enhancing new applications and providing high levels of scalability to meet a wide range of workloads in standard IT environments.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

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High Performance Computing for Dummies, Sun and AMD Special Edition
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EBOOK: This book is intended for anyone who has heard about the many benefits of using HPC (such as streamlining processes or saving money). This book explains what HPC is and shows how it can help you or others within your company.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

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Muscle in a Box
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript is on the Cray CX1 personal supercomputer with ANSYS simulation software. Presenters are Barb Hutchings from ANSYS and Ian Miller from Cray. ANSYS is working with Cray on a joint solution, and the motivation today is the really huge value proposition that high performance computing brings to ANSYS customers.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

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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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