top500 Linux clusters

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Wed Feb 14 08:57:05 PST 2001

On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 10:12:52AM -0600, Jim Phillips wrote:

> Yup.  The NCSA NT Supercluster is on the list at 413 with an Rmax of
> 62.59 and 256 CPUs.  Of course if you look at NCSA's page on the cluster
> ( it now has
> only 192 CPUs, which drops it off the bottom of TOP500.  I wonder what
> happened to the other 128 CPUs?

NCSA is currently installing 2 new Linux clusters, one with PIII's and
one with IA64s. Both should show up on the next top500 list; their
peak performance should be 1 teraflop. Actually, the IA64 cluster
probably won't make the list until November...

-- greg

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