Top 500 trends

Ken Chase math at velocet.ca
Mon Nov 25 18:46:01 EST 2002


On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 06:20:26PM -0500, Ken Chase's all...
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 04:28:22PM +0000, James Cownie's all...
> > I'm surprised that no-one has pointed out that Quadrics has three of
> > the top five machines (nos 2,3, and 5) (more than any other hardware
> > vendor) and five of the top ten (2,3,5,6,7) (also more than any other
> > hardware vendor).
> > 
> > If you want to  make things sound even better for them they have five
> > of the top seven :-)
> > 
> > (I'll admit to finding this interesting since I'm one of the people
> > who originally founded Meiko where this technology was originally
> > developed [a few generations ago...], but I have no commercial
> > interest here.)
> 
> Anyone have stats on the top 500 in FLOPS per $?
> 
> Does anyone care? ("no.") Shouldnt we? Isnt that what Beowulf (but
                                                                      ^not
> HPC itself, obviously) is about?

dont know how that 'not' went missing there... :(

/kc

> 
> /kc
> 
> > -- Jim 
> > 
> > James Cownie	<jcownie at etnus.com>
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> > 
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