[Beowulf] SC13 wrapup, please post your own

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Sat Nov 30 19:26:10 PST 2013


On Tue, 26 Nov 2013, Kevin Van Workum wrote:
> of core-hours and contributed to ~100 publications. During that time, I can
> definitely say that my time-to-publication or publication output was not
> significantly impacted by the HPC resources to which I had access. The
...
> FWIW, in our industry (HPC OnDemand), calculating ROI is almost trivial.

that seems contradictory: in the first part, your productivity
was unrelated to resources consumed ("return" and "investment"),
but in the latter, you say that calculating ROI is easy.  maybe
I should ask: why is it easy now?

thanks, mark hahn.


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