[Beowulf] China Wrests Supercomputer Title From U.S.

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Thu Oct 28 14:00:09 PDT 2010

> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/28/technology/28compute.html

"wrests", bah.  you get exactly the rank on top500 that you pay for.

this url:

mentions 160 Gbps as the speed of the interconnect, but also says 
"twice QDR".  afaik QDR is 40 GB before encoding, so Galaxy would 
be 80, not 160.

anyone have further details on what the "galaxy" interconnect is?

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