[Beowulf] dollars-per-teraflop : any lists like the Top500?

Pfenniger Daniel Daniel.Pfenniger at unige.ch
Thu Jul 1 00:06:12 EDT 2010

Joe Landman wrote:
> Richard Chang wrote:
> Does prestige translate into increased revenue?  Lets ask on this list
> (self selecting, probably not statistically valid, but may give a rough
> picture):

In non-US wealthy countries the Top 500 list is a powerful argument to
get HPC hardware from governmental funding agencies.  The country is too
low on the list according to the national ego?  Then for sure
there will be some additional money for correcting the disgrace.
And then the hardware will be purchased at list price.

> ...


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