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San Diego Supercomputer Center Reaches Data Transfer Milestone

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November 29, 2002
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Movies and popular music are moving from tape to disk, but tape is still on a roll at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego. The center’s huge, updated tape storage system has illustrated its effectiveness by transferring data at 828 megabytes per second. "Nobody in academia has such a fast data archive system," said Phil Andrews, program director for High-End Computing at SDSC.

Movies and popular music are moving from tape to disk, but tape is still on a roll at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego. The center’s huge, updated tape storage system has illustrated its effectiveness by transferring data at 828 megabytes per second. "Nobody in academia has such a fast data archive system," said Phil Andrews, program director for High-End Computing at SDSC.


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