[Beowulf] Multicore Is Bad News For Supercomputers

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Dec 6 07:21:35 EST 2008


----- "Prentice Bisbal" <prentice at ias.edu> wrote:

> Dell and others advertise systems that support up
> to 128 GB RAM, but I have yet to meet someone who
> can afford to put all 128 GB RAM in a single box.

The geophysics people at Monash University who we do
a lot of work with got one back in mid 2007 for the
AuScope project. :-)

http://www.xenon.com.au/press/releases/?i=5

cheers,
Chris
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 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
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