New York Offers Researchers Free Access to IBM's Blue Gene | GenomeWeb

New York launched an initiative to provide public and private researchers in the state with time on a supercomputer. The state has allotted 150 million CPU hours for this use, and the offer lasts for the next three years.

The computer, an IBM Blue Gene, operates at faster than 80 teraflops and can perform 100 trillion calculations per second. The Blue Gene is housed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Computational Center for Nanotechnology Innovations.

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