Argonne Labs’ IBM-Powered Science Cloud

To provide a test-bed for the applicability of cloud computing to scientific research, the Argonne National Laboratory within the U.S. Department of Energy deployed a high-performance cloud based on IBM System x iDataPlex compute nodes with Mellanox InfiniBand interconnects. This video provides an overview of the project. It runs about about 4 minutes.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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