[Beowulf] Roadrunner shutdown

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Apr 2 19:56:26 PDT 2013


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On 02/04/13 02:10, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> Any other ideas, or does anyone know the real reason driving this?
> I'm sure HPCWire or some other news source will provide a more
> detailed explanation soon.

The reason according to Paul Henning (who was involved with its design
at LANL) was:

https://twitter.com/paul_henning/status/317764267531177984

# it was running for over five years which is about the cost/benefit
# tipping pt for #hpc systems.

cheers,
Chris
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