Universities Tout Their Top500 Number

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What’s your Top500 number, eh?  Texas A&M and Mississippi State both posted articles last week on their respective new positions on the latest Top500 list.  MSU landed at number 331 and Texas A&M landed at number 420.

Mississippi State has been on 18 of the past 29 Top500 lists dating back to June 1996,” Trey Breckenridge, office administrator for the university’s High Performance Computing Collaboratory, said Wednesday [June 16].

Spiros Vellas, head of the Texas A&M University supercomputing facility, said the additional computing power provided by Eos significantly enhances his operation’s ability to assist researchers — both on and off campus — in their quests that rely on time-sensitive responses.

For more info, check out the TAMU release here and the MSU release here.