19 September 2005 power5 system
As of Monday September 19 the power5 system is in production operation.
The system supports large memory (up to 32GB of physical memory) jobs using up to 8 processors.
Fortran, C, and C++ compilers are available to build user applications. MPI or OpenMP parallelization are supported on the system.
For more information regarding the power5 system see the power5 "How to" page: http://oit.ncsu.edu/hpc/how-ibm-power5