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Blue Gene

An IBM research project located at Argonne National Laborator, which is dedicated to exploring the frontiers in supercomputing: in computer architecture, in the software required to program and control massively parallel systems, and in the use of computation to advance the understanding of important biological processes, such as protein folding.
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The system that now ranks second, IBM's Blue Gene Prototype 1, topped the last Green500 list in November 2010.
Information technology company IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Tuesday that the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will use IBM's next-generation Blue Gene supercomputer to enable significant advances in research.
The IBM Blue Gene supercomputer which KACST will purchase as part of the new R&Dagreement will enable advances in nanotechnology projects related to the criticalareas of energy, water and materials.
The 500 sq m centre, which was expected to open in 2010, would make use of an IBM Blue Gene supercomputer that the State Agency for Information Technology and Communication bought in 2008.
It is twice as fast as the Blue Gene system, also created by IBM.
Roadrunner is more than twice as fast as previous record holder, fellow IBM machine Blue Gene.
Topics of the 38 papers include research models for patient-centered healthcare services, natural deduction calculus for computation tree logic, intelligent traffic management through MPEG-7 vehicle flow surveillance, and performance modeling of the Blue Gene architecture.
The world's fastest and most powerful computer is also made by IBM, the Blue Gene L Supercomputer based at the US Department of Energy which has a top speed of 130 Teraflops.
Launched in December 1999, Blue Gene represents the cutting edge of the company's research efforts in life science.
IBM Corp will today give the world its first look at the Blue Gene/L supercomputer, which is a scaled down version of the original million-processor, 1 petaflops Blue Gene supercomputer that Big Blue announced its IBM Research division was undertaking to much fanfare.
Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons was well known for his ventures with Latin rhythms with his 1956 release of The Happy Blues, with Candido, Blue Gene (1958), Boss Tenor (1960), Gene Ammons Story: Organ Combos (1960-61), Up Tight (1961), Jug (1961), Soul Summit (1961-62) all with Barretto and Candido, and again on the 1969 album of The Boss Is Back.
As part of its Blue Gene life sciences compute project, IBM has partnered with the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Agency.