[Beowulf] large array to run
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Dec 14 01:49:17 PST 2007
On 13 Dec 2007, at 10:56 pm, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> Yeah, if you had a box with several hundred memory slots....
> Which I say only semi-sarcastically. They sound like they're coming,
> they're coming. Who knows, maybe they're here and I'm just out of
They've been around for a long time, just not as commodity. The SGI
Altix can certainly scale to terabytes of memory. I have heard of one
Altix installation with 8TB of physical memory. Must have cost a
fortune... In the X86 space they are, as you say, only just starting
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