Is supercomputing just about performance?

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

About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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