[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?

Richard Walsh rbw at ahpcrc.org
Wed Mar 14 10:45:19 PDT 2007

Joe Landman wrote:
> Peter St. John wrote:
>> So maybe the ceiling will be (Deliverable FLOPS times Recoverable 
>> Bytes)/ml
> I rather like the Strossian MIPS per kilogram ... :)
I am partial to the Bremermann limit:

Hans Bremermann's conjecture that “no data processing system, whether 
or living, can process more than 2 × 10^47 bits per second per gram of 
its mass.”

How many Moore doublings until we reach it ... Robert ... ??



Richard B. Walsh

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