Stanford Works with XCT, Scalable Informatics to Build GPU-based Cluster for Computational Biology | GenomeWeb

Xtreme Compute Technologies this week said that it worked with informatics consulting firm Scalable Informatics to deploy a graphical processing unit-based cluster at Stanford University for initiatives including computational biology, molecular dynamics, and structural biology and chemical biology simulation.

XCT said that Stanford used its a-BriX servers, built with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs, as part of a new 50-node heterogeneous cluster called Numbercruncher. The system includes 100 Tesla C2050 GPUs, XCT said.

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