Home Brew Supercomputer


The legendary Cray-1 computer costs over a million dollars (www.cray1.com). Instead of buying an expensive equipment for computational analysis of proteomic data, a group of researchers at Duke build their own super computer for $8,000 with faster computational speed and more storage space. See that attached figure for some specification and comparison between Cray-1 and their Home-Brew Supercomputer

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.