[Beowulf] Cray to build huge, grunting 20-petaflop 'Titan' for US gov labs

ariel sabiguero yawelak asabigue at fing.edu.uy
Mon Mar 21 09:12:55 PDT 2011

So cool thinking about 100-250 petaflops, which is only 1 order of 
magnitude away from the first exaflop machine. It is interesting, on the 
other hand, the article recently published by IEEE Spectrum named 
"Next-Generation Supercomputers", which states that:/

    /"....The practical exaflops-class supercomputer DARPA was hoping
    for just wasn't going to be attainable by 2015. In fact, it might
    not be possible anytime in the foreseeable future....."

There are some differences between different classes of exaflop 
supercomputers, but P. Kogge managed to convice me that "it might not be 
possible <..> in the <..> future".

Pretty interesting divergence.....


El 21/03/11 12:33, Hearns, John escribió:
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/21/ornl_cray_titan_super/
> Looking at the final slide, guess we'd better start investing in
> circular machine rooms.
> (Actually..... I already work in a circular building.... Hmmm.....)
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