[Beowulf] Re: ECC Memory and Job Failures (Huw Lynes)

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 24 11:04:51 EDT 2009


2009/4/24 Prentice Bisbal <prentice at ias.edu>:
>
> Last time this issue came up, he included links to several papers on
> this topic published by Boeing. As you go up in the atmosphere, the
> [prevalence|probability|concentration] of cosmic rays goes up
> significantly. Boeing has done a lot of research on this topic, since it
> can affect the operation of their [products|weapons].

I don't have time to Google at the moment - I'm making obeisances at
the altar of a supercomputer - but wasn;t there a large dose for every
Concorde flight? Did the flight crew have to wear radiation badges, or
am I going dotty in my old age?
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