Sun deploys HPC cluster at Kuwait Oil Company

Inside HPC reports that the Kuwait Oil Company [KOC] has deployed a Sun HPC cluster. The cluster will be dedicated to running KOC reservoir simulations.
Ms. Badria Abdul Rahman, Manager, Field Development, South & East Kuwait, Kuwait Oil Company said: “Before deploying the Sun Cluster in KOC, we used to use a system that could take several days and sometimes even weeks to run the simulation applications on which we base our business decisions. We needed a solution that would increase our processing power to ‘crunch’ the data generated by the reservoir simulation software more rapidly, giving us greater efficiency and the ability to take faster business decisions.” Full Story

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