[Beowulf] Roadrunner picture

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Thu Jun 12 16:07:18 EDT 2008


Bernard Li wrote:
> Hi all:
> 
> I am sure most people have seen the following picture for Roadrunner
> circulating the Net:
> 
> http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/06/09/fastest.computer.ap/index.html?iref=newssearch
> 
> However, they don't look likes blades to me, more like 2U IBM x series
> servers.  Perhaps those are the I/O nodes?
> 

Perhaps that is a poorly chosen file photo, and not really a photo of
Roadrunner? Your I/O node theory is plausible, too.

Is IBM getting away from the BlueGene architecture
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