NCAR Installs 76-Teraflop Supercomputer for Critical Research on Climate Change, Severe Weather

By Staff
05/08/2008 - 12:00am

Bluefire User Guide

Bluefire will continue to be available to the NCAR and university user communities through September 2012. Its successor, the Yellowstone system, will be available to meet the expanding needs of the scientific community in the summer of 2012.

Bluefire is an IBM clustered Symmetric MultiProcessing (SMP) system based on the Power6 chip. It provides high-performance supercomputing for numerically intensive models and applications for the NCAR and University user community. Bluefire is best suited to running codes that can be run efficiently in parallel.