Kraken Has Passed Acceptance

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The Cray XT5 supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Lab named ‘Kraken’ has officially been accepted by the National Science Foundation as being ready for production.

We had a successful NSF (National Science Foundation) review and the machine is now accepted and turned over to the users for science,” Thomas Zacharia

The Cray XT is currently rated at a peak performance of 615 teraflops, which will later be upgraded to just over 1 petaflop.

For more info, read the full release here.