[rescue] More bits and pieces
Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez
lefa at ucsc.edu
Tue Jun 10 16:12:41 CDT 2003
On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Jeffrey Nonken wrote:
> > MasPar's sucked big time, we have one here and it is sitting there pretty.
> To be honest, I don't even know what a MasPar is.
Big honking SIMD machines, I believe the largest had up to 16K PE's, the
problem is that even for the most trivial operation the machine needed
more than a few cycles. Then there was the gruesome communication
overhead. Not the best SIMD architecture, and I beleive it was the last
SIMD machine marketed as such...
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