/. US DOE gets a $24.5 Million Linux Supercomputer

Philippe Blaise - GRENOBLE pblaise at cea.fr
Thu Apr 18 11:21:18 EDT 2002


Oh la la, belle machine !

any idea about QSNet2/elan4 quick specs ?
and what file system(s) will be used to achieve a 200 MB/s bw in parallel,
a super HP/Linux new one ?

  Philippe Blaise

Eugen Leitl wrote:

> http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/17/1324227.shtml?tid=162
>
> An anonymous reader wrote in to say "Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
> (US DOE) signed a $24.5 million dollar contract with HP for a Linux
> supercomputer. This will be one of the top ten fastest computers in the
> world. Some cool features: 8.3 Trillion Floating Point Operations per
> Second, 1.8 Terabytes of RAM, 170 Terabytes of disk, (including a 53 TB
> SAN), and 1400 Intel McKinley and Madison Processors. Nice quote: 'Today?s
> announcement shows how HP has worked to help accelerate the shift from
> proprietary platforms to open architectures, which provide increased
> scalability, speed and functionality at a lower cost,' said Rich DeMillo,
> vice president and chief technology officer at HP. Read Details of the
> announcement here or here."
>
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