[Beowulf] For grins...India

stephen mulcahy smulcahy at aplpi.com
Wed Dec 10 03:21:13 EST 2008


Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> Maybe some decades from now all power per flop wasting supercomputers 
> will be located in India.
> 
> In the long run, they're the only ones on the planet who can afford the 
> energy real cheap,
> and supercomputers usually burn a lot more power per gflop than they 
> should, power6 up to factor 10.

Iceland have energy literally pumping out of the ground - if they can 
sort out their connectivity to the US and Europe I think they'll quickly 
become the data centre to the world. Okay, they have some minor issues 
with seismic activity to deal with but you can't win em all.

-stephen

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