Fifty years of Cray supercomputers was celebrated with a virtual tour hosted by TNMOC in UK on 6th April 2022 This virtual talk 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 achieved […]
These two posters appeared side by side in Cray Channels V13_N4 as centre folds. Also distributed as wall posters. These two machines, at the opposite ends of the Cray performance spectrum, nevertheless less ran the same UNICOS operating systems and compiler environments. The EL often appeared at larger Cray sites acting as a software development
High Performance Computing Workshop Performance Programming on the Cray YMP–EL by Dr. Andrew J. Pounds High Performance Computing Group Georgia Institutute of Technology. Click link for .pdf High performance programmining on the Cray EL Vector_OCR A great introduction into how to make your programs run fast on a Cray EL.
Advanced Systems magazine 1994 review of the EL94.
Cray EL boot sequence for sn5411 This document shows the boot sequence, as seen from the system console of a 2 IOS, 8 CPU Cray EL followed by the IOS and system configuration files. The later of which is passed to Unicos during the boot. User input in bold. HK68/V30 ver 01.04 -Power Up
An Article written for the Resurrection the Computer Conservation Society newsletter and published here … ” At the end of a virtual tour of The National Museum of Computing, I saw an old friend. Standing quietly by the very impressive Cray-1 from the Royal Aircraft Establishment was a grey and red cabinet about 5 feet tall
What are the Cray Research connections with Apple Computers ? Cray XMP/48 with Apple SE inside (c)1987 John Greenleigh Cray Research and Apple Computers, seemly at opposite ends of the computer price spectrum, do have some subtle historical links. It is well known that Seymour Cray used an Apple desktop when designing Cray Computer Corp