Academic Supercomputing in Europe
Population: 47.7 million
GDP/capita: € 4,700
Supercomputing facilities for the academia
- National Taras Shevchenko University (Kiev): Beowulf cluster (4 Xeon/3200 + 8 Xeon/2400 + 4 Xeon/2000 + 8 PIII/1000 + 8 PIII/933)
National academic network
The Ukrainian Research and Academic Network (URAN) was mainly established
through the National Informatization Programme for 1998-2000.
The backbone of URAN connects regional centers in Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk,
Donetsk, Odessa, Lviv and Simferopol. The backbone links are 64 kbps upto 6 Mbps.
The connection to GÉANT is 512 Kbps (via ACOnet).
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