This news is several weeks old, but I didn’t see it until ClusterMonkey picked it up yesterday. The Monkey is reporting that the University of Nebraska at Omaha is building a new supercomputer.
The machine is reported to have 1,151 Dell servers with dual-socket Barcelonas for a total of over 9,200 cores. And here’s an interesting bit:
This system is by far the largest Dell/AMD cluster to date and it is slated to be the first large scale dual boot system in existence — Linux and Windows CSS.