[Beowulf] Cray to build huge, grunting 20-petaflop 'Titan' for US gov labs
ariel sabiguero yawelak
asabigue at fing.edu.uy
Mon Mar 21 09:12:55 PDT 2011
So cool thinking about 100-250 petaflops, which is only 1 order of
magnitude away from the first exaflop machine. It is interesting, on the
other hand, the article recently published by IEEE Spectrum named
"Next-Generation Supercomputers", which states that:/
/"....The practical exaflops-class supercomputer DARPA was hoping
for just wasn't going to be attainable by 2015. In fact, it might
not be possible anytime in the foreseeable future....."
There are some differences between different classes of exaflop
supercomputers, but P. Kogge managed to convice me that "it might not be
possible <..> in the <..> future".
Pretty interesting divergence.....
El 21/03/11 12:33, Hearns, John escribió:
> Looking at the final slide, guess we'd better start investing in
> circular machine rooms.
> (Actually..... I already work in a circular building.... Hmmm.....)
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