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Issue No.08 - August (2010 vol.43)
pp: 63-70
Simon Portegies Zwart , Leiden University, Leiden
Derek Groen , Leiden Observatory
Tomoaki Ishiyama , University of Tokyo
Junichiro Makino , National Astronomical University of Japan
Cees de Laat , University of Amsterdam
Steve McMillan , Drexel University
Kei Hiraki , University of Tokyo
Stefan Harfst , Leiden University
Paola Grosso , University of Amsterdam
ABSTRACT
The computational requirements of simulating a sector of the universe led an international team of researchers to try concurrent processing on two supercomputers half a world apart. Data traveled nearly 27,000 km in 0.277 second, crisscrossing two oceans to go from Amsterdam to Tokyo and back.
INDEX TERMS
Scientific computing, Large-scale simulation, Grid computing, Distributed resources, High-performance computing, Cosmological models
CITATION
Simon Portegies Zwart, Derek Groen, Tomoaki Ishiyama, Keigo Nitadori, Junichiro Makino, Cees de Laat, Steve McMillan, Kei Hiraki, Stefan Harfst, Paola Grosso, "Simulating the Universe on an Intercontinental Grid", Computer, vol.43, no. 8, pp. 63-70, August 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.419
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