[Beowulf] I'm so glad I didn't buy one of these

Jeff Johnson jeff.johnson at aeoncomputing.com
Wed Jul 2 14:31:04 PDT 2014

$100,000 (USD) per day to operate, users get billed.

    "It's like a giant with a super body but without the software to
    support its thinking soul," Chi said. Some users would need years or
    even a decade to write the necessary code, he added.


On 7/2/14, 2:21 PM, "C. Bergström" wrote:
> On 07/ 3/14 04:17 AM, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>> If they want to spend a bazillion dollars to run hpl faster than anyone
>> else who am I to stop them.
>> If however they want to do real science perhaps they need to architect
>> something more manageable.
>> They should bust that thing up into 3 or 4 clusters.
>> On 7/2/14, 2:11 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>>> China's world-beating supercomputer fails to impress some potential
>>> clients
>>> http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543226/chinas-world-beating-supercomputer-fails-imp
> replied too fast the above link gets cut
> So paste "ress-some-potential-clients" at the end or here it is again
> http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543226/chinas-world-beating-supercomputer-fails-impress-some-potential-clients

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