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New Supercomputer to Aid Genomics Research

February 18, 2013

image of the supercomputer named Ember The National Center for Supercomputing Applications has gifted the Institute for Genomic Biology a highly parallel, shared memory supercomputer named Ember. The Ember computing system has become part of the IGB biocluster, adding 1536 cores and eight terabytes of memory spread across four nodes. Full Story

Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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