[Beowulf] Definition of HPC

Nikhil mnikhil at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 13:47:42 PDT 2013


what about the factors such as speed (or time), throughput? when we say
high performance, I am of the view that do large scale processing but in
shorter (gainful of time) windows...and it may require addition of extra
hardware/memory/machines (horizontal/vertical scaling).

Cheers.




On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:52 AM, Prentice Bisbal <
prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu> wrote:

> On 04/15/2013 03:59 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
> > On 04/15/2013 02:46 PM, James Cuff wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> So here it is, a new name for what we do....
> >>
> >> H{P,T}(R,A,T)C
> > And I thought my regex skills dropped by half when I went all PHB-like :D
> >
> > For those unaware:  PHB == Pointy Haired Boss from the Dilbert comics,
> > which is something of a stretch if you saw my follically challenged head
> > today ...
> Actually, the PHB was going bald himself. You just don't go for the
> comb-over/Bozo the Clown look.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pointy-Haired_Boss.jpg
>
> --
> Prentice
>
>
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