Network RAM revisited

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Thu May 29 12:00:59 EDT 2003


On Thu, 29 May 2003, Kim Branson wrote:

> 
> > . Current production runs are
> > at 10-20km cells. Those pesky weather satellites produce plenty of
> > high-resolution input. So memory size is not a problem, and the data
> > is big enough that you can use 100-200 cpus with Myrinet. Not too
> > shabby.
> >
> 
> Interesting, is weather forecasting limited by computational resources 
> and not data availability? So if an organization
> had better resources with the same set of input data they could perform 
> simulations that would be better at forcasting than a less well
> endowed resource?, or is it quantity and quality of data?  Are there 
> machines capable of simulating 1km cells, and is there data for these, 
> presumably this data varies from region to region, with some areas 
> having more sensor data than others?

actually it doesn't because the data is collected by sattelite, and 
distributed by noaa...
 
> cheers
> 
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> Kim
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