Posted By Rich Miller On June 19, 2008 @ 8:04 am In Power | Comments Disabled
“Power consumption is becoming one of the most important aspects of computing,” said Dongarra. “It will be the most important driving force for supercomputing in the future. Without focusing on that, building bigger machines will be prohibitive. We’re trying to understand which machines are more efficient, why they’re more efficient, and understand the trends in high-performance computing.”The good news: the most powerful systems are also the most energy efficient, reflecting the benefits of the latest technology.
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 top 500 supercomputers: http://www.top500.org/list/2008/06/100
 ComputerWorld: http://computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=hardware&articleId=9100458&taxonomyId=12&intsrc=kc_top
 Dave Ohara: http://www.greenm3.com/2008/06/power-use-is-ma.html
 power efficiency of the top 500: http://www.top500.org/lists/2008/06/highlights/power
 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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