Is supercomputing just about performance?
October 31, 2008 Leave a comment
Andrew Jones over at ZDNet looks under the hood of High Performance Computing:
“Of course, it should now be obvious that this free lunch of easy performance increases is over, as the industry looks to deliver more cores, more parallelism and more diverse processing capabilities, rather than higher clock rates. Investing in other aspects of productivity — such as people, processes and software — may seem less concrete and provides nothing kickable, but in reality the business case may be even easier.” Full Story