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BlueGene

An IBM supercomputer. See supercomputer sites.
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The combination of Blue Gene and ACCELLERANT in this performance result is indicative of the emerging opportunity clients have to leverage the Blue Gene platform even further in financial services applications.
Research teams from LLNL and IBM running breakthrough calculations on Blue Gene systems have garnered a total of five Gordon Bell Prizes, the prestigious award for innovations that advance HPC and the science it makes possible.
And, for the first time, in a separate POWER challenge, finalists will be able to build applications on IBM's POWER-based IBM eServer Blue Gene supercomputer.
To bring all the pieces of the puzzle together, Markram and his team have devised a way of gathering all relevant data about the encephalon from around the globe using a supercomputer called Blue Gene.
Used by the US National Nuclear Security Administration, IBM's Blue Gene Protoype 2 achieved 2,097 MFLOPS (millions of floating-point operations per second) per watt, a measure of the amount of computing power it generated per watt of power consumed.
Under terms of the agreement, KACST will purchase an IBM Blue Gene supercomputer toenable KACST scientists to perform complex simulations and computational modeling.
Under terms of the agreement, KACST will purchase an IBM Blue Gene supercomputer to enable KACST researchers to perform complex simulations and computational modelling.
The 500 sq m centre, which was expected to open in 2010, would make use of an IBM Blue Gene supercomputer that the State Agency for Information Technology and Communication bought in 2008.
It is twice as fast as the Blue Gene system, also created by IBM.
Roadrunner is more than twice as fast as previous record holder, fellow IBM machine Blue Gene.
Topics of the 38 papers include research models for patient-centered healthcare services, natural deduction calculus for computation tree logic, intelligent traffic management through MPEG-7 vehicle flow surveillance, and performance modeling of the Blue Gene architecture.
The world's fastest and most powerful computer is also made by IBM, the Blue Gene L Supercomputer based at the US Department of Energy which has a top speed of 130 Teraflops.