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Purdue highlights cloud computing tools at supercomputing conference

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Facebook for scientists — but built to facilitate serious research rather than socializing — and an award-winning method for putting idle computers to work on scientific breakthroughs are Purdue-developed technologies in the spotlight at the SC09, the world’s largest high-performance computing conference. Purdue is highlighting the HUBzero and DiaGrid technologies at […]

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Purdue receives $105M to lead earthquake engineering network

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Advancing research and education to reduce the devastation and loss of human life from earthquakes and tsunamis is the goal of a new center at Purdue University. The National Science Foundation awarded $105 million to a Purdue-led team to spearhead a center that will serve as headquarters for the operations of […]

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Purdue builds Big Ten’s biggest computer, again

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is acting as if building world-class supercomputers is the newest college sport. For the second year in a row, Purdue will build what is expected to be the Big Ten’s largest campus computer, and as before, it will be running jobs by the end of the day. “Last year we […]

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Game lets geeks compete to build virtual supercomputer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For those ready to get their geek on, Purdue University has created the computer game for you. Rack-A-Node is an online video game that lets those über-geeks who love both science and technology try their hand at designing and operating a simulated research supercomputer. “There’s a group of people who are […]

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Purdue’s Steele supercomputer makes list of world’s most powerful systems

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s Steele supercomputing cluster is among the most powerful high-performance computing systems in the world, according to rankings released Tuesday (Nov. 18) at the SuperComputing ’08 conference in Austin, Texas. The Top 500 Supercomputer Sites project has been ranking the 500 most powerful known computer systems twice a year since 1993 […]

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Tiny refrigerator taking shape to cool future computers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Researchers at Purdue University are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers, a cooling technology that would boost performance while shrinking the size of computers. Researchers at Purdue are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers, a […]

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