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Issue No. 08 - August (2010 vol. 43)
ISSN: 0018-9162
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
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.
Scientific computing, Large-scale simulation, Grid computing, Distributed resources, High-performance computing, Cosmological models

C. de Laat et al., "Simulating the Universe on an Intercontinental Grid," in Computer, vol. 43, no. , pp. 63-70, 2009.
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