[Beowulf] Multicore Is Bad News For Supercomputers

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Mon Dec 8 08:58:03 EST 2008


Chris Samuel wrote:
> ----- "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

Technically, my statement is still correct - I haven't met anyone from
Monash University. Being that Monash U. is in Australia and I'm in the
US, my statement may still be true for some time. ;)


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Prentice
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