The Technical University of Denmark has purchased an SGI Altix supercomputer that will support research efforts aimed at producing chemicals in living cells from inexpensive and sustainable raw materials.

The 512-core computer, an SGI Altix UV 1000, has been named Anakyklosis, which is the Greek word for recycling. The system runs Intel Xeon 2.66 GHz 8-core processors and has 8 TB of shared memory.

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