[Beowulf] New HPCC results and the Myri viewpoint

C J Kenneth Tan -- OptimaNumerics cjtan at optimanumerics.com
Thu Jul 21 01:49:52 EDT 2005


On 2005-07-21 05:07 +0200 Vincent Diepeveen (diep at xs4all.nl) wrote:

> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 05:07:08 +0200
> From: Vincent Diepeveen <diep at xs4all.nl>
> To: Patrick Geoffray <patrick at myri.com>
> Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: Re: [Beowulf] New HPCC results and the Myri viewpoint
> 

> 50% scaling of applications is acceptable, if it exponential speeds up
> other calculations.
> 

I do find this statement rather interesting and amusing.  I certainly
haven't seen such cases in numerical code.  Is this supposed to be new
gospel, or is this coffee table talk?


Kenneth Tan
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