[rescue] Re: Cheapest Cray?

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Sat May 1 14:50:48 CDT 2004

On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    While you are absolutely correct, I'm a Cray PVP purist.  Their MPP
> machines are certainly nice, but there's nothing like a
> YMP-architecture vector processor.  And I'm pretty sure that's what
> Bill had in mind.

Actually the Origin 2000 series had ZERO CRAY technology in them, the
CRAY-Links are actually SGI technology from their numa-link interconnect
and was branded CRAY-something just to cash in on the name.

I think the people from the CS-6400 were sold to SUN, and some of the
ideas went into the E10K series. So SUN products may have more CRAY in
them than SGI's ever did.

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