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NCAR Installs Massive Digital Storage Library From Sun Microsystems for Climate and Weather Records


November 12, 2008

AMSTAR The National Center for Atmospheric Research and Sun Microsystems Inc. today announced the arrival of a massive new digital storage library that will preserve and protect valuable scientific data for the next 15 to 20 years. The new system, known as AMSTAR and designed by Sun Microsystems, will give NCAR five times its current storage capacity, enabling scientists to conduct increasingly sophisticated computer studies of Earth's climate. Full Story

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