[Beowulf] For grins...India

Dan.Kidger at quadrics.com Dan.Kidger at quadrics.com
Wed Dec 10 03:15:15 PST 2008

And I am sure Iceland would find it much easier to do the machine room cooling than say Spain or the Southern USA


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From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On Behalf Of stephen mulcahy
Sent: 10 December 2008 08:21
To: Vincent Diepeveen
Cc: Beowulf Mailing List; Robert G. Brown
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] For grins...India

Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> Maybe some decades from now all power per flop wasting supercomputers
> will be located in India.
> In the long run, they're the only ones on the planet who can afford the
> energy real cheap,
> and supercomputers usually burn a lot more power per gflop than they
> should, power6 up to factor 10.

Iceland have energy literally pumping out of the ground - if they can
sort out their connectivity to the US and Europe I think they'll quickly
become the data centre to the world. Okay, they have some minor issues
with seismic activity to deal with but you can't win em all.


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