First Institute of Oceanography Uses SGI Supercomputer for Ocean Environment Research

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Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) today at the 85th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting announced that the First Institute of Oceanography (FIO), one of the research institutes under the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) in Qingdao, China, has installed a new SGI(R) Altix(R) supercomputing system from SGI for its ocean environment research project. The SGI(R) Altix(R) 3700 system powered by 32 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors and with 32GB global shared memory was installed and has been in full operation since September. The new supercomputing resource is used to simulate the ocean environment, ocean airflow and computation of short-term numeric global ocean data changes.

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