A “Building Virginia Tech’s G5 Supercluster” session has been added to the agenda of the second annual
O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference
that will be held Oct. 27-30 in Santa Clara, Calif. The conference is designed to offer four days of “in-depth Mac OS X exploration, based on the most current OS information available.”
During the Building Virginia Tech’s G5 Supercluster session, Dr. Srinidhi Varadarajan, director of the
Terascale Computing Facility
at Virginia Tech, will detail the challenges, opportunities, and rewards faced by the project team in assembling the Mac supercluster, which consists of 1,100 Power Mac dual 2GHz G5s.
There will also be conference keynotes by David Pogue, Adam Engst, Andy Ihnatko and Tim O’Reilly, as well as scientific computing presentations from Apple’s Bud Tribble and Terry Gaasterland of The Rockefeller University. An overview of
“>all conference sessions
may be found online.