[Beowulf] Google: 1 billion computing core-hours for researchers to tackle huge scientific challenges

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Thu Apr 21 06:11:54 PDT 2011

Regrettably the link is not available anymore. Can you expand on it?

As they count the cloud computing in units of 1Ghz per cpunode hour,
1 billion computing core hours is something like 1000 gpu's for 1 week?

1 billion sounds impressive nevertheless.


On Apr 8, 2011, at 12:57 AM, C. Bergström wrote:

> I just saw this on another ML and thought it may be of interest
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> http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/1-billion-computing-core- 
> hours-for.html
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