IBM Power 575/32

firefly
Manufacturer: 
IBM
Clock Speed: 
4.70GHz
Dates Used: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 to Sunday, September 30, 2012
Microprocessor Peak Teraflops: 
3.61
Memory (terabytes): 
0.90TB
Number of Processors: 
192.00
Electrical Power Consumption: 
29.00 kW
Experimental/Production: 
Experimental
Paired with: 

Firefly serves as a backup to bluefire, hosting the AMPS - Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System, it generates twice daily operational sea ice forecasts (information actually used by people in Antarctica!).