Compaq Shares a Big Toy | GenomeWeb

Compaq Shares a Big Toy


Compaq has been making friends among the public-sector genomics gang ever since it began sharing a multimillion-dollar high-performance computing cluster with certain academic labs struggling with massive computational biology problems.

The so-called BioCluster, housed at Compaq’s Enterprise System Lab in Littleton, Mass., runs on the Tru64 operating system and, to distribute tasks, relies on Load Sharing Facility, which Platform Computing donated to the cause.

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