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Wrangler supercomputer speeds through Big Data

March 11, 2016

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A new kind of supercomputer called Wrangler is helping researchers speed through the bumpy terrain of Big Data and reach new discoveries, according to a special report by the Texas Advanced Computing Center. NSF-funded Wrangler is designed to be more user-friendly with its web-driven approach to utilizing state-of-the-art high performance computing resources, including data analytics.Full Story

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