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February 3, 2010

Cheap Stuff: Trends in Commodity HPC

Douglas Eadline, Ph.D.

If you have not figured it out yet, the commodity trend is what has been fueling the HPC market for the past ten years (or more). Technologies from the bigger markets have found their way into the HPC market and redefined the price to performance curve. The x86 HPC story is well known at this point. Are there any new products entering the consumer markets that may have a play in HPC?

Full story at Linux Magazine