Month: May 2022

ORNL Run Frontier at an Exascale with 52 GFlops a watt.

  From The Register article …. Frontier marks the first publicly benchmarked exascale computer by quite a margin. The ORNL system is well ahead of Fugaku’s 442 petaflops of performance, which was a strong enough showing to keep Fugaku in the top spot for two years. Reaching exascale status is one thing, but many expected …

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Fifty years of Cray supercomputers April 2022

Fifty years of Cray supercomputers was celebrated with a virtual tour hosted by TNMOC in UK on 6th April 2022 This virtual talk will explored the physical and logical structure of Cray-1  SN34, peaking ‘under the covers’ of this remarkable machine. The talk also illuminates how these machines evolved and sample some of what was …

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Past, Present, Parallel : A survey of Available Parallel computing systems

Discovered this very interesting read published in 1991 by Arthur Trew and Greg Wilson at EPCC. Full Index pages and sample sections over on Google Books here.  Or just the header information and index in this document ppp_bookpdf Link to the publishers page for the book where samples and a full .PDF download version is …

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