FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridGain™ Systems (Gridgain.com) today announced that it has provided In-Memory computing infrastructure to Portland State University's program, "Computing with Biomolecules: From Network Motifs to Complex and Adaptive Systems." The program is one of the most advanced applications of "computational chemistry" to date, and leverages GridGain's unparalleled high performance computing capabilities to incorporate principles of theoretical chemistry into computer programs.
The project's long-term goal is to build adaptive learning systems for pathogen detection, medical diagnosis and therapeutic interventions, eventually developing biocompatible biomolecular computers capable of being embedded into an actual living cell or body. As its simulations require computing power beyond the capabilities of traditional infrastructure, the PSU team tapped GridGain's In-Memory HPC edition to harness up to 512 cores of compute power as a single distributed, high-performance computational engine.
GridGain enables project members to perform large scale simulations of highly complex systems in an extremely scalable, resource-efficient way. "With GridGain we've been pushing the boundaries, performing simulations that other teams just couldn't do," said Christof Teuscher, PhD, the program's principal investigator.
"In-Memory technology will completely redefine computing as we know it," said Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CEO, GridGain. "PSU's 'Computing with Biomolecules' project illustrates the infinite possibilities that are present
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