[Beowulf] Summit/Sierra

Jason Chong jchong at scinet.utoronto.ca
Fri Nov 14 13:00:40 PST 2014

Here's some information on Sierra offering more details about the system:


On 11/14/2014 3:06 PM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> On 11/14/2014 02:08 PM, Kilian Cavalotti wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Scott Atchley
>> <e.scott.atchley at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This is what's next:
>>> https://www.olcf.ornl.gov/summit/
>> That's a big win for IBM/NVIDIA (well actually two: ORNL's Summit and
>> LLNL's Sierra), and kind of tough for Intel: no x86, and no Lustre.
>> Cheers,
> I've been waiting for an announcement like this since the IBM+NVidia
> alliance was announced last year. I think it's going to be Intel vs.
> IBM/NVidia in the HPC race for the foreseeable future, but I'm hoping
> ARM jumps in in the next couple of years to keep it interesting for us
> spectators.
> I think what's really amazing is how much smaller the system will be in
> terms of actual nodes and FLOPS vs. Watts (based on the data comparing
> Sierra to Titan).

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