[Beowulf] An Epyc move for Cray

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Tue Oct 30 15:39:33 PDT 2018

For those who haven't seen, Cray has announced their new Shasta 
architecture for forthcoming systems like NERSC-9 (the replacement for 


It's interesting as Cray have jumped back to using AMD CPUs (Epyc) 
alongside nVidia GPUs, in conjunction with a new interconnect (Slingshot).

I've got to say that the name of the new NERSC system reminds me of 
people struggling to program in a particular scripting language.. ;-)

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

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