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Contemporary High Performance Computing by Jeffrey S. Vetter

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Chapter 13

The Blue Waters Super-System for Super-Science

Brett Bode, Michelle Butler, Thom Dunning, Torsten Hoefler, and William Kramer

National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

William Gropp

Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Wen-mei Hwu

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

13.1    Background

13.1.1    Program Background

13.1.2    The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois

13.1.3    Timeline

13.1.4    Applications and Workloads

13.1.4.1    Partner Allocation Process and Assumptions

13.1.4.2    Science Team Summary Characteristics and Requirements

13.1.5    Highlights ...

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