Video: New Power7 Supercomputer Powers Cancer Research at Rice University

In this video, Rice University showcases its new 18 Teraflop Power7 supercomputer donated from IBM. Rice scientists will use the system in collaboration with researchers from across the medical center to study cancer, AIDS and other complex diseases.

It’s exciting to have the world’s first POWER7 clusters here at Rice. The productivity and performance benefits of the POWER7 platform are well aligned with Rice’s future directions for research computing, as well as our ultimate goal of working with the medical center to enhance treatment options and find new cures for patients,” said co-leader Vivek Sarkar, Rice’s E.D. Butcher Professor of Computer Science and professor of electrical and computer engineering.

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