[ExI] The Jaguar Supercomputer

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Nov 17 11:12:12 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 06:01:20AM -0500, Dave Sill wrote:

> > All thanks to the Cell CPU. The Opterons don't really register.
> The XT5 has Opterons, not Cells.

Right you are, I confused it with the bested Roadrunner. The updated
Jaguar runs 6-core Instanbuls, with some tentative plans to juice
them up with Fermis.

> >> (petaflops) per second. I like the fact that unlike many previous winners
> >> of the number one spot Jaguar is not working on classified projects but
> >
> > What, an Oak Ridge iron doesn't do classified projects? You sure about that?
> Oak Ridge National Lab is a DoE facility that does most of its work in
> energy and the environment. The nearby Y-12 National Security Complex
> is the nuke factory. There's classified work at ORNL but it's not done
> on Jaguar.
> I've worked at ORNL since '90.

You're still with them?

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