A supercomputer installed in a Chapel. Does god need one? MareNostrum is the most powerful supercomputer in Europe. It was presented by IBM and Maria Jesús San Segundo, the Spanish Minister of Education and Science. The supercomputer is used in human genome research, protein research, weather forecasting and the design of new drugs.
Bladecenter JS21 serves and uses the SUSE linux operating system.
Capable of 62.63 teraflops and a peak performance of 94.21 teraflops.
Occupies 120 meter square and weighs 40,000 kg.
The supercomputer consists of 2560 JS21 blade computing nodes, each with 2 dual-core IBM 64-bit PowerPC 970MP processors running at 2.3 GHz for 10240 CPUs.
Via: Tech Commongate