LSU unveils third-generation supercomputer

SuperMike II has the capacity of 440 desktop computers, with the capability of running 7,000 different programs simultaneously.

Louisiana State University is about to put its third-generation supercomputer into widespread use next month.

Officials say that opens up possibilities of medical breakthroughs and scientific discoveries—while potentially bringing in millions of dollars in federal research grants to the university.

SuperMike II has the capacity of 440 desktop computers, with the capability of running 7,000 different programs simultaneously.…Read More