PSC Installs ‘Salk’ SGI Altix for Biomedical Research
SGI said this week that the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has taken delivery of a new Altix 4700 system, called “Salk” for the inventor of the polio vaccine, that will be devoted to biomedical research.
PSC acquired the system with support from the National Center for Research Resources. Financial details of the purchase were not disclosed.
Salk includes 144 processors and 288 gigabytes of memory.

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