[Beowulf] Supercomputers - iPad versus Cray

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Thu Mar 8 17:13:58 EST 2012


> the building clusters from iPads, I think they only meant to show how
> far computing hardware has come in terms of power and cost.

yes, but ipads suck as an example of this!  it _is_ very interesting 
how far gflop-level performance has spread, but it's not really new,
and any smartphone is, if anything, a better example.
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