[Beowulf] Roadrunner shutdown

Michael Di Domenico mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 11:37:31 PDT 2013


On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Prentice Bisbal
<prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu> wrote:
> IBM pulled out of the proposal, not NCSA, and it was because it wasn't
> profitable enough for IBM to continue, not because IBM's solution was
> too expensive, or wasn't working. I wouldn't call the Cray solution
> commodity, either. It uses a proprietary network, and Keplers used it in
> don't look like normal, off-the-shelf PCIE packaging in the videos I've
> seen. I could wrong about that last part, though. I'm sure the

As i understood it, the Kepler cards are using a M (something) type
connectors which is common to laptop's, so in that regard it is a
commodity component

> processors themselves are the same - I'm just talking about the
> packaging of the PCB.


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