11/26/2002, 9:58 - Re: Top 500 trends

David Wan c00dcw00 at nchc.gov.tw
Mon Nov 25 20:59:16 EST 2002


Hello Ken :

I have interest on price/performance (e.g. $/GFlops) too !

I doubt you can get most of them !

If you do, please forward to me
at your earliest convenience !

TKS !

Regards,
David C. Wan
11/26/2002,  9:58

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Chase" <math at velocet.ca>
To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2002 7:46 AM
Subject: Re: Top 500 trends


> 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>
> > > Etnus, LLC.     +44 117 9071438
> > > http://www.etnus.com
> > >
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