Grid Computing for real

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Grid Computing for real

For the first time supercomputers in the UK and the US have been linked to carry out a larger than life scientific experiment. “During the Supercomputing 2003 conference last week in Phoenix, Arizona, Three of the most powerful computing resources in the world worked in parallel with each other (using optical bandwidth from BT), to carry out complex lattice Boltzmann calculations. An experiment on this scale has never done before, let alone in such a short time span (72 hours).”

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