* Posts by Steve Briggs

1 post • joined 3 Jul 2008

The9 exposed as China's supercomputing powerhouse

Steve Briggs

Large clusters

In the Oil & Gas sector there are a lot of JBOPs - Just a Bunch of Processors. 20K and more are not unusual for the seismic processing shops. Because much of what they do is extremely parallel, they don't have IB 8x hookup or the like, thus no one bothers to really calculate the Linpac numbers, ergo, no membership on T500.

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