[Beowulf] China Wrests Supercomputer Title From U.S.
Douglas J. Trainor
trainor at presciencetrust.org
Thu Oct 28 23:56:13 EDT 2010
a Dongarra interview [with a nice photo on Dongarra] only stated, "The Chinese designed their own interconnect. It's not commodity. It's based on chips, based on a router, based on a switch that they produce."
On Oct 28, 2010, at 5:00 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
> "wrests", bah. you get exactly the rank on top500 that you pay for.
> this url:
> mentions 160 Gbps as the speed of the interconnect, but also says "twice QDR". afaik QDR is 40 GB before encoding, so Galaxy would be 80, not 160.
> anyone have further details on what the "galaxy" interconnect is?
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