Tag: GPU cluster
<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/GPU_cluster_for_password_cracking_2012_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”101″ height=”77″ />Today’s notion of safe passwords may soon be a thing of the past. Thanks to cheaper hardware, cloud software, and free password cracking programs, it’s easier than ever to hack these digital keys. Just how easy? Earlier this week, a custom-built GPU cluster tore through 348 billion password hashes per second during the Passwords^12 Conference in Oslo, Norway.
University consortium launches with two terascale machines.
This morning NVIDIA and its hosting partner PEER 1 announced that they would be delivering the industry’s first large-scale hosted GPU cloud, which means, among other things, that the popular RealityServer platform might be able to infiltrate more user groups due to the shedding of GPU cluster requirements.
More grid users are getting acquainted with GPU clusters.