[Beowulf] Teraflop chip hints at the future

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Feb 13 10:36:17 EST 2007


Richard Walsh wrote:

> model.  I think every one should be learning to program in Mitrion-C ... 
> ;-).

Glad the smiley face is there.  As soon as you introduce the abstraction 
layer of the virtual processor, you diminish performance, as you can't 
cram enough devices onto the gates.

> rbw

I am not anti-FPGA (contrary actually, all APUs are good APUs if they 
are providing significant acceleration).

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