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10,000-core Linux supercomputer built in Amazon cloud

Apr 07, 2011, 02:28 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Brodkin)

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"Cycle Computing had already built a few clusters on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud that scaled up to several thousand cores. But Stowe wanted to take it to the next level.
"Provisioning 10,000 cores on Amazon has probably been done numerous times, but Stowe says he's not aware of anyone else achieving that number in an HPC cluster, meaning one that uses a batch scheduling technology and runs an HPC-optimized application."

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