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Chasing 1000X: The Future of Supercomputing Is Unbalanced

Oct 10, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/digital_time_tunnel_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”92″ />The supercomputing community tends to think in 1000X increments – gigaflops, teraflops, petaflops, and soon, exaflops. It’s all about hardware performance. But if we really want HPC that’s a thousand times better than what came before, advances will have to come from sources beyond just servers and CPUs.