Historic Supercomputer to be Shut Down

12/20/2021 4:21:22 PM

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WCIA -- The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois announced on Monday that its Blue Waters supercomputer will be shut down on Dec. 31. “Blue Waters was not just a peak petascale system – it was a true sustained-petascale system, specifically designed to be well-balanced and deliver sustained petascale computing power and productivity across a broad and inclusive gamut of science, engineering and research disciplines,” said NCSA Director and Illinois CS professor William D. Gropp.

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This story was published December 20, 2021.