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Video: Time-lapse Installation of Avoca Blue Gene/Q at VLSCI


In this video, technicians install the new 1 Petaflop Avoca Blue Gene/Q supercomputer at the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) in Melbourne, Australia. Avoca is currently #31 on the TOP500 and #15 on the Green500.

As reported here, Avoca was used in a recent ground-breaking simulation of the rhinovirus that causes the common cold.

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