Museums

About the HNM Heinz Nixdorf MuseumForum in Paderborn

This large tech museum in Padaborn Germany has SN2o18 Cray-2 on display. Editor note: SN2018 is currently listed as having previously worked at National Energy Research Supercomputer Center (NERSC) @ Lawrence Berkeley Livermore Labratory and Internal machine at Cray Research, Inc (CRI). Not sure how it ended up in Europe unless it did some time …

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Fifty years of Cray supercomputers in 2022

Fifty years of Cray supercomputers was celebrated with a virtual tour hosted by TNMOC in UK on 6th April 2022 This virtual talk explored the physical and logical structure of Cray-1  SN34, peaking ‘under the covers’ of this remarkable machine. The talk also illuminates how these machines evolved and sample some of what was achieved …

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About the Living Computers Museum – Photos

Site link Living Computer Museum is at : 2245 First Ave South Seattle, WA 98134 Tel: +1 206-342-2020 Cray-1 Believed to be SN12 previously at the Minnesota supercomputer centre. Cray-2 Believed to be SN2021 previously installed at Minnesota supercomputer centre owned by Network computing services. Thanks to Clair Barrass for these photos of the Cray …

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NCAR / UCAR a research site with a long association with Cray supercomputers.

The National Centre for Atmospheric Research NCAR/UCAR in Colorado has a long association with Cray supercomputers. Starting in 1977 with the Cray-1 SN3 the site invested in some the best supercomputers available.  More recently a Cray Petaflop class machines will be used to explore climate research. In 2021 the site awaits the commissioning of Derecho …

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Links to Videos of Interest

A few links to videos of interest to Cray-History visitors. Most of these are created by the Computer History Museum. What’s All This About Gallium Arsenide?, lecture by Seymour Cray at Super computing 1988 includes industry history. The CRAY T3D Massively Parallel Processing System, lecture by Stephen Nelson and Steven Oberlin Cray Research – A …

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Serial Number 1

The first of a kind always holds special interest for historians and serial number one, the first Cray-1 computer system is no exception. Made in 1976 this machine, really just the prototype but proved it’s worth at 6 sites paving the way for early sales of Cray Research Supercomputers. Serial Number 1 World Traveller From Cray …

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About The Chippewa Falls museum of Industry and Technology with Serial Number 1 and Serial Number 101

The Chippewa Falls museum of Industry and Technology is of particular interest to followers of supercomputing technology. The museum located in home town of supercomputer maker Cray Research and holds the assets of the original Cray Corporate Computer museum. Included in the collection is Serial Number 1, the first Cray-1 supercomputer and Serial Number 101 …

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About the Computer Museum of America CMoA

A .pdf about the Computer museum of America in Roswell, North of Atlanta GA. Hosts a substantial collection of Cray and other systems. This is a great place to see a range of different computers that Cray Research delivered to customers. Also houses a range of computer artefacts and interpretation displays. Bring the kids, bring …

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