A UK government research council is spending £20m to build six regional high-performance computing (HPC) centres. The Engineering and Physics Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) oversees a three-tier HPC structure and is building out the second tier. The top and most powerful tier is the ARCHER supercomputer, a Cray XC30 …
The Midlands Plus system will have 65.5TB of RAM on the x86 system, 5 x 20-core POWER 2.86 GHz nodes with 1TB RAM/node, EDR Infiniband, 1PB GPFS file system and a 10 TB SSD-based filestore
Give me a file editor, a C compiler and about 20 minutes, and I reckon I could still have an application that mis-uses and/or leaks enough resources to bring that bad boy to its knees.
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