Blue Gene Seminar PPT & PDF Report

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Blue Gene Seminar :-

Why the name “Blue Gene”?

  • “Blue”: The corporate color of IBM
  • Gene”: The intended use of the Blue Gene clusters – Computational biology, specifically, protein folding

Blue Gene Projects

Four Blue Gene projects :

  1. Blue Gene/L
  2. Blue Gene/C
  3. Blue Gene/P
  4. Blue Gene/Q

Blue Gene Advantages :

  • Scalable
  • Less space (half of the tennis court)
  • Heat problems most supercomputers face
  • Speed

Blue Gene Limitations :

  1. Memory Limitation (512 MB/node)
  2. Simple node kernel (does not support forks, threads)

Applications :

  • BLUE BRAIN PROJECT, 6 JUNE
  • IBM and Ecol Poly technique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland to study the behavior of the brain and model it.
  • PROTEIN FOLDING

Content of the Seminar and pdf report for Blue Gene :

  • What is Blue Gene
  • Why the name “Blue Gene”?
  • History
  • Results
  • Blue Gene Projects
  • References

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