June 23, 2010

The End Of The HPC Server (As We Know It)

Douglas Eadline, Ph.D.

In my last column I wrote about using low power Atom processors. The comparison calls for more data, but I believe there is something to be said for the low power/many processor approach. It seems I am not alone. Not long after I posted the column, SeaMicro introduced 512 Intel Atom CPUs (1.6 GHz) running in a 10 U rack-mount unit.

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