[Beowulf] Haswell as supercomputer microprocessors

Chris Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sat Aug 8 06:41:07 PDT 2015

On Fri, 7 Aug 2015 10:38:59 AM Jason Riedy wrote:

> I less care about the terminology than that the linpack results
> are cut and paste between identical configurations rather than
> actually run on them.  But I'm sure no large system has a poor
> cable or connection in the mix that would be detected...

IIRC (not at work to check) HPL is actually part of the BGQ diagnostics; BGQ 
also has some very useful cable diagnostics that it monitors and flags broken 
wires up proactively (and has spares to work around them).

But not really a beowulf system.. :-)

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