Laika minisupercomputer is born!

November 24, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

Thanks to NASA, I got the chance to build a system specifically to process the high-resolution reefs map for Reactive Reefs using Fluid Lensing and a suite of GIS processing tools. This machine sits in my office now processing data 24/7 and serves as a front end to process even larger renderings and 3D maps on the NASA Ames Supercomputer. Woohoo!

The new machine is named "Laika" in honor of the first space dog cosmonauts and after the breed of Misha:)

You can see the build below as well as some of the first rendering results out of the machine!

The insides of LaikaBoldly going into the unknown!

Remote Sensing with Fluid LensingScrub to 1:05 to see the computer rendering!

Phase 1 of Laika computer buildDesigned for processing of reef datasets in conjunction with the NASA Ames Supercomputer Phase 2 of Laika computer buildDesigned for processing of reef datasets in conjunction with the NASA Ames Supercomputer


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