Baylor University announced the $1.25 million purchase of a new Hewlett-Packard cluster. The new machine, named Kodiak, is directed toward the particle physics research lead by Dr. Walter Wilcox. Baylor also hopes that the new cluster will deliver enough compute to join the High Performance Computing Across Texas group [HiPCAT]. This will allow researchers at Baylor to share compute resources with other large Texas academic institutions.
The specs for the machine were not readily available as of this writing, but it was written that this machine is roughly targeted at 304th on the current Top500 list.
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