Should be good for life sciences

The Hot Chips presentation for Niagara-2 can be found here. With double the threads of Niagara-1, improved single-thread performance and greatly improved floating point performance (FGU per core), this should be a good fit with the life sciences space -- extending applicability from genomics to the molecular dynamics apps that have significant FP.
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Dr. Spracklen is a senior staff engineer in the Architecture Technology Group (Sun Microelectronics), that is focused on architecting and modeling next-generation SPARC processors. His current focus is hardware accelerators.

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