China National Petroleum Buys Sun x86 Cluster

As reported at InsideHPC, oil exploration firm China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) is buying a Sun HPC cluster running AMD Opteron processors. As a subsidiary held by CNPC, BGP is a world leading geophysical service contractor, providing oil exploration, seismic processing explanation, oil geological research, geophysical prospecting research and other service for global oil companies. Full Story

About Rich
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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