NASA Enlists 10,240-Processor SGI Altix Supercomputer

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Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI) Latest News about Silicon Graphics today announced that NASA Latest News about NASA has chosen SGI’s Altix as the foundation of Project Columbia, a collaboration with SGI and Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) Latest News about Intel that is expected to fuel scientific breakthroughs in space exploration, global warming research and aerospace engineering.
With Project Columbia, NASA plans to integrate a total of 20 512-processor SGI Altix systems with 500-terabyte SGI InfiniteStorage hardware to create the Space Exploration Simulator, which will be among the world’s largest Linux-based supercomputers.

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