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The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory “Catalyst” supercomputer, which started sucking its first electrons in November 2013, is now open for industry workloads. When Igor pulled the big red switch last year, the lab touted features like the 800 GB of Flash attached to each of its 304 nodes via PCIe, in addition to the per- …

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  1. Graham Marsden
    Joke

    Can I...

    ... mine some Bitcoins with it...?

  2. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge
    Terminator

    What I want to know is...

    ...why has core #7777 gone AWOL.

    "I will not be briefed, debriefed, filed, index, virtualized, allocated or throttled! I am a free core!!"

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Devil

    You know...

    I bet that sucker will play Crysis!

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What Operating System does it run on?

    "Tripod Operating System Software (TOSS)"

    "Catalyst runs the NNSA-funded Tri-lab Open Source Software (TOSS)"

    http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/application-performance-tri-lab-linux/64446

    http://code.google.com/p/chaos-release/wiki/CHAOS_Description

    https://www.llnl.gov/news/newsreleases/2013/Nov/NR-13-11-01.html

  5. swschrad

    turn that machine RAPACIOUS

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