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Contemporary High Performance Computing by Jeffrey S. Vetter

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Chapter 1

Contemporary High Performance Computing

Jeffrey S. Vetter

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Georgia Institute of Technology

1.1    High Performance Computing

1.2    Terascale to Petascale: The Past 15 Years in HPC

1.3    Performance

1.3.1    Gordon Bell Prize

1.3.2    HPC Challenge

1.3.3    Green500

1.3.4    SHOC

1.4    Trends

1.4.1    Architectures

1.4.2    Software

1.4.3    Clouds and Grids in HPC

1.1    High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing (HPC) is used to solve a number of complex questions in computational and data-intensive sciences. These questions include the simulation and modeling of physical phenomena, such as climate change, energy production, drug design, global security, and materials design; the analysis ...

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