Albireo is the name of the main parallel computer at the Department of
Information Technology, Uppsala university.
During summer 1999, agreements were signed between Sun Microsystems and the
department. These include:
The aquisistion of the computer system was possible through a grant
from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.
- The computer system Albireo, installed in September 1999.
- As a second phase, an upgrade to a significantly more
powerful parallel computer system.
- Collaborative research on algorithm development and computer systems
Information about the Albireo computer system
Writing Programs for Albireo
SUN Grid Engine, the batch system
The Star Albireo
This documentation has been developed by Katarina Sunnegårdh and
It is still under construction and therefore some
information may be missing or incomplete. If you encounter errors or
have other comments, please send an email to
Last modified: Mon Oct 30 13:11:18 MET 2000