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Two student teams from the United States travelled to the ISC’14 Student Cluster Competition in Leipzig, Germany to defend the red, white and blue – and, perhaps, to bring the ISC cluster Chalice of Victory* to the US for the first time. University of Colorado: ISC’14 marks the record-breaking eighth time Colorado has competed …

  1. HCL

    Even over a decade after the availability, GPU clusters and in the last 4 years, Xeon -Phi clusters are still to take off on mass usage. Very few applications are available. Also even those ones that are running have very low real application performance. The cost advantage of a Accelerator provided cluster Vs the large CPU cluster is very minimal considering the real time application performances.

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