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Building Columbia from the SysAdmin ViewProject Columbia was built at NASA Ames Research Center in partnership with SGI and Intel. Columbia consists of 20 512 processor Altix machines with 440TB of storage and achieved 51.87 TeraPlops to be ranked the second fastest on the top 500 at SuperComputing 2004. Columbia was delivered, installed and put into production in 3 months. On average, a new Columbia node was brought into production in less than a week. Columbia's configuration, installation, and future plans will be discussed.
Document ID
20050240940
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Chan, David (NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2005
Subject Category
Computer Programming and Software
Meeting Information
SGI User Group Conference(Munich)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNA05AC20T
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.