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University partners with Apple and Mellanox for energy efficient 22.8 TFlop supercomputer
Five years ago, Virginia Tech burst onto the high-performance computing scene using Apple Power Mac G5 computers to build System X, one of the fastest supercomputers of its time. Today, Srinidhi Varadarajan and Kirk W. Cameron of Virginia Tech's Center for High-End Computing Systems (CHECS) and professors of computer science in Virginia Tech's College of Engineering have designed a new supercomputer.