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Durham University plays a starring role in computational cosmology ... Building a powerful and efficient cluster for big data research projects with IBM System x iDataPlex

Durham University’s Institute of Computational Cosmology used IBM iDataPlex technologies to build COSMA5, a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster for data-intensive research projects in cosmology and astronomy. COSMA5 also plays a crucial role in the UK’s DiRAC-2 HPC ...
15 May 2013
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Durham University gains new insight into the evolution of the universe ... Building an eco-friendly high-performance computing cluster for cosmology research with IBM System x iDataPlex

Working with OCF and IBM, the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University designed and deployed COSMA4, a 25 teraflop cluster based on water-cooled IBM® System x® iDataPlex® servers with 2,640 Intel Xeon cores. IBM System Storage® DS3500 hardware provides 610 ...
06 May 2011