[Beowulf] HP redstone servers
diep at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 10 20:23:46 EST 2011
On Nov 10, 2011, at 6:04 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> Who would anyone be interested in buying this at this huge price with
>> as far as i can see 0 advantages.
> it's for memcached. it's not for chess.
> I'm not sure how HPC-friendly the current rev is, in that it has
> limited-seeming memory bandwidth. The most interesting aspect
> is the onchip networking (5-degree 10Gb).
It's eating too much power and too expensive for telecom networking
They always speak about power in telecom, but all examples i have
there is that price
dominates everything there. Power constraints soon get dropped when
eating more power
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