[Beowulf] I'm so glad I didn't buy one of these
james_cuff at harvard.edu
Wed Jul 2 14:37:54 PDT 2014
Let this be a lesson to us all.
Repeat after me:
"Top 500 scores mean nothing!"
As a community we have to stop this madness! 100k / day. Sigh.
On Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Jeff Johnson <jeff.johnson at aeoncomputing.com>
> $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
> > replied too fast the above link gets cut
> > So paste "ress-some-potential-clients" at the end or here it is again
> Jeff Johnson
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