Canadians to Fire Up Sun-powered ACENet

Post secondary research institutes in Canada’s Atlantic provinces are about to join their counterparts in Ontario, British Columbia and Québec by establishing a high-performance computing cluster featuring advanced collaboration tools:
“Graham Mowbray, executive director, said the first phase of ACENet, which will probably take a year, includes building everything from computer rooms and running fibre to the clusters and using Sun grid tools to tie SMP machines together. The second phase will be populating the compute nodes with more processors. By 2006-2007, phase three will be dedicated to innovation, he said.”
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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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