Gordon Supercomputer Fosters New Fields of Research for HPC

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With over 300 TB of high performance Intel flash memory SSD, the Gordon supercomputer at SDSC is opening the door to new areas of research for HPC such as political science, mathematical anthropology, finance, and even the cinematic arts.

Gordon’s extraordinary speed makes it possible for researchers to tackle questions they couldn’t address before, simply because they didn’t have a system that was uniquely tailored to handle the challenges of data intensive computing,” said SDSC Michael Norman just prior to Gordon’s launch. “I view Gordon as a new kind of vessel, a ship that will take us on new voyages to makes new discoveries in new areas of science.”

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