back to article Alan Turing Institute bags a Cray Urika-GX to crunch numbers for next-gen tech boffinry

Cray is supplying an Urika-GX analytics machine to the UK’s Alan Turing Institute for data science research. The supercomputer appliance – the GX in the model name indicating it has a graph engine – is an x86-based monster with OpenStack, Apache Mesos, Spark, and Hadoop installed. Its CPUs are 18-core Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4s. …

  1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
    Unhappy

    I guess technically the Turing institute is looking for better algorithms to do this

    Looks like a nice piece of kit but "Urika" ?

    1. PaulyV

      Re: I guess technically the Turing institute is looking for better algorithms to do this

      ........UVAVU!

      1. Francis Boyle Silver badge

        Re: I guess technically the Turing institute is looking for better algorithms to do this

        "nice piece of kit"

        Would be better with a seat though.

  2. Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

    " This can be used to discover relationships between objects in a graph."

    At last those damned liars the statisticians will no longer be able to pull the wool over our eyes!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    A million+ dollars and they can't even spell "eureka" correctly?

    I'd want my money back!

  4. Fruit and Nutcase Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    Ulrika

    I need to get my eyes tested - read it as Ulrika, and clicked on the link expecting to see a picture of Ulrika Jonsson.

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