Linux Developer Terra Soft Founds HPC Consortium to Port Bfx Apps to Cell Chip | GenomeWeb
Following on its announcement in October that it plans to build the first life science supercomputer cluster based on IBM’s Cell processor, Linux developer Terra Soft has formed a consortium with the goal of providing bioinformatics researchers with free access to the cluster.
The so-called HPC Consortium, initially proposed among a small group of Cell enthusiasts at the November Supercomputing 2006 conference in Tampa, Fl., has grown quickly, according to Glen Otero, who is heading up the effort for Terra Soft.

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