new SGI Origin & Onyx 3k?

W Bauske wsb at
Wed Jul 26 15:44:58 PDT 2000

Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > Exactly how often do you think people want to run 1000 nodes on
> > a single problem? When was the last time you did that?
> For the customers I'd like to have, frequently.

Note the "Like to have". Also, you don't address the first
question so I'll assume you agree people don't do that unless
it's for benchmarks from your statement.

> Last time for me, yesterday.

Benchmarks at that scale are for bragging rights. Similar to
IBM's news releases on ASCI White. Amusing but it doesn't
relate to production runs.


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