Posted By Rich Miller On November 19, 2009 @ 8:15 am In Data Center Videos,HPC | 8 Comments
What’s it like to perform a processor upgrade on one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers? In this video, Al Enger from Cray, Inc. walks through the upgrade process of the Kraken  supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which holds the number three spot in the new Top 500  list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Enger is upgrading Kraken’s quad-core AMD Opteron chips to Opterons with six cores. This video runs about 4 minutes.
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 Kraken: http://www.nics.tennessee.edu/computing-resources/kraken
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