Genomics Pushes Computing to the Next Level; Celera, Compaq, Sandia to Build 100 Tflop System | GenomeWeb

What began as a challenge from Craig Venter, Celera Genomics’ president, that even the most powerful of today’s supercomputers do not meet the needs of the genomic era, has resulted in a three-way collaboration between Celera, Sandia National Laboratories, and Compaq Computer to build a supercomputer capable of 100 trillion operations per second by 2004.

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