[Beowulf] China to eclipse Titan with 48,000 Intel MICs?
kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Thu May 30 00:44:02 PDT 2013
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:51 AM, Christopher Samuel
<samuel at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> # *UPDATE* 11:41 a.m. Eastern -- Confirmed from three
> # credible sources--there are 48,000 MICs on the system
> # *UPDATE* 2:37 p.m. Eastern -- From Dr. Satoshi Matsuoka
> # "1PB memory & 12.4PB Storage. 576 port x 13 Core SW, NW
> # derived from Tianhe-1A & improved (still IB QDRx2 equiv.)"
Yeah, well, 16,000 nodes and 48,000 MICs with only 12.4 PB of storage
and a glorified 3-years-old QDR interconnect, I really wonder what
kind of applications they plan to run on this thing.
Looks like a marathoner with an hypertrophied arm to me.
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