[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Mar 14 14:07:27 EDT 2007


Richard Walsh wrote:
> Joe Landman wrote:
>> Peter St. John wrote:
>>>
>>> So maybe the ceiling will be (Deliverable FLOPS times Recoverable 
>>> Bytes)/ml
>> I rather like the Strossian MIPS per kilogram ... :)
> I am partial to the Bremermann limit:
> 
> Hans Bremermann's conjecture that “no data processing system, whether 
> artificial
> or living, can process more than 2 × 10^47 bits per second per gram of 
> its mass.”

Heh...

> 
> How many Moore doublings until we reach it ... Robert ... ??

ML is going at an order of magnitude every ~6 years.

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