IBM, LLNL to Develop New Blue Gene Supercomputer; Commercialization to Follow | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 – IBM is partnering with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Agency to develop Blue Gene/L, a 200-teraflop supercomputer that expands on the computer giant’s Blue Gene research project, the company announced on Friday. 

IBM and NNSA's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will jointly design Blue Gene/L, which IBM said will be 15 times faster, 15 times more power efficient, and will require about 50 times less space per computation than today's fastest supercomputers.

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