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NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division

Index NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division

The NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division is located at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field in the heart of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, California. [1]

14 relations: Ames Research Center, Columbia (supercomputer), Endeavour (supercomputer), Grid computing, HTCondor, Kalpana (supercomputer), Nas (disambiguation), NAS Parallel Benchmarks, Pleiades (supercomputer), Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science, Scientific visualization, Space Shuttle Columbia, Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, XFS.

Ames Research Center

Ames Research Center (ARC), also known as NASA Ames, is a major NASA research center at Moffett Federal Airfield in California's Silicon Valley.

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Columbia (supercomputer)

Columbia was a supercomputer built by Silicon Graphics (SGI) for the National Aeornautics and Space Administration (NASA), installed in 2004 at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility located at Moffett Field in California.

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Endeavour (supercomputer)

Endeavour is a shared memory supercomputer at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division at NASA Ames Research Center.

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Grid computing

Grid computing is the collection of computer resources from multiple locations to reach a common goal.

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HTCondor

HTCondor is an open-source high-throughput computing software framework for coarse-grained distributed parallelization of computationally intensive tasks.

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Kalpana (supercomputer)

Kalpana was a supercomputer at NASA Ames Research Center operated by the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Division and named in honor of astronaut Kalpana Chawla, who was killed in the Space Shuttle ''Columbia'' disaster and had worked as an engineer at Ames Research Center prior to joining the Space Shuttle program.

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Nas (disambiguation)

Nas (born 1973) is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record producer, and actor.

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NAS Parallel Benchmarks

NAS Parallel Benchmarks (NPB) are a set of benchmarks targeting performance evaluation of highly parallel supercomputers.

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Pleiades (supercomputer)

Pleiades is a petascale supercomputer housed at the NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) facility at NASA Ames Research Center located at Moffett Field near Mountain View, California.

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Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science

The Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science (RIACS) was founded June 1, 1983 as a joint collaboration between the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and the NASA Ames Research Center.

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Scientific visualization

Scientific visualization (also spelled scientific visualisation) is an interdisciplinary branch of science.

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Space Shuttle Columbia

Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.

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Space Shuttle Columbia disaster

On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle ''Columbia'' disintegrated upon reentering Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.

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XFS

XFS is a high-performance 64-bit journaling file system created by Silicon Graphics, Inc (SGI) in 1993.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_Advanced_Supercomputing_Division

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