[Beowulf] New Spectre attacks - no software mitigation - what impact for HPC?

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Tue Jul 17 00:33:42 PDT 2018

On Tuesday, 17 July 2018 11:08:42 AM AEST Chris Samuel wrote:

> Currently these new vulnerabilities are demonstrated on Intel & ARM, it will
> be interesting to see if AMD is also vulnerable (I would guess so).

Interestingly RISC-V claims immunity, and that looks like it'll be one of the 
two CPU architectures blessed by the Europeans in their Exascale project 
(along with ARM).


All the best,
 Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Melbourne, VIC

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