News From the Field
May 14, 2013
Often one of the major bottlenecks of research analyzing connections between Earth's deep structure and seismic energy is the large amount of data it can produce. Liqiang Wang and Po Chen of the University Wyoming found this to be true: No matter the method for running their codes, the input/output (I/O) was too great; just reading and accessing their data was daunting. The team's research could carry on with the help of Blue Waters, a sustained petascale powerhouse supercomputer.
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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