[rescue] good sources for USIII + systems
slawmaster at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 15:11:43 CST 2008
On 1/27/08, Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> >From: John Floren <slawmaster at gmail.com>
> >Date: 2008/01/27 Sun AM 11:15:19 CST
> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] good sources for USIII + systems
> >We just got a Cray at work, one of the new XT-4's. It doesn't have
> >many nodes, just 20-odd, but it's scaleable to MANY more. I don't
> >really understand how it's set up, but it looks like there's some sort
> >of complex system in which there are several types of nodes and a
> >bunch of different networks... doesn't seem as well laid-out as the
> >Blue Gene, but still pretty cool.
> >You wouldn't use it for serving webpages, though.
> Depends on who's paying the power bill ;^)
> (after all, this is Rescue)
The United States citizenry is paying the power bill in this case...
it's at Sandia National Labs.
You should see the cooling fan that sits above a hole in the raised
floor... it's, oh, at least 2 feet in diameter and very powerful. It
takes up a big chunk of the bottom 1/5 of the rack, along with the
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