1000+ apple computers = top 10 supercomputer at Virginia tech

well, news just hit slashdot that Virginia Tech, where i teach, is building a top 10 supercomputer cluster out of Apple G5's. it is supposed to attract researchers interested in using it to virginia tech, though there are already several groups on campus with clusters and grids opeational already…. well, it is a good way to maintain our reputation in this area at least.

lots of people are viewing this, there is just as much info at slashdot.

http://www.macrumors.com/pages/2003/08/20030830151942.shtml

http://www.computing.vt.edu/research_computing/index.html

http://www.eng.vt.edu/odlc/computing/advanced_computing.shtml

evidence
http://www.ita.vt.edu/archive/docs/tabsheets/FY2004/646457.txt

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