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NOAA goes ‘live’ with new weather supercomputers

By: linuxscribe

July 25, 2013 6:50 pm

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Thursday switched on two new supercomputers that are expected to improve weather forecasting.

The “go live” switch over to the new systems was made today without any fanfare, just a box of donuts on hand to mark 18 months of preparation and testing. The new IBM systems are now responsible for producing forecast data that’s relied on in the U.S. and around the world…

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(NetworkWorld, Patrick Thibodeau)