|Dell, Inc. Selected to Provide FSU HPC Solution|
The FSU HPC bid review panel unanimously selected Dell, Inc. to equip the new FSU HPC facility. Dell has a solid reputation in HPC and provided a solution that best fit FSU's HPC requirements.
The system that was chosen is very similar to those found at other academic and government facilities. which will make it less difficult to port HPC code to the new FSU platform and vice-versa. The system promises at least 2 TeraFlops of throughput in the first year and will easily grow given its' modular design.
In year one the system will consist of the following components.
Computers and Storage:
The following FSU faculty and staff members generously volunteered their time to serve on the HPC bid review panel; Eric Chassignet (COAPS), Paul Eugenio (Physics), Larry Conrad (OTI), Don Pace (OTC), Jeff McDonald (SCS), Jim Wilgenbusch (SCS), and Phyllis Sullivan (Purchasing).