November 06 2008

Meeting was moved to the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the JJ Pickle research center were ALUG was a guest of the Central Texas Computer Club for a tour of the University of Texas Supper Computer known as "Ranger".

The friendly staff at the TACC covered general hardware designs of supper computers and the specific design of Ranger.

Other topics covered were:

* Capacity of Ranger;
* Project that the computing power of the TACC had been used on;
* Other super computers at the TACC;

Meeting adjourned at 2100, discussions lasted until 2130.

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