Podcast: Stop pampering your processors!

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Podcast: Stop pampering your processors!

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Christian Belady from Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services team was recently interviewed by InsideHPC's John West on this topic and can be listened to at:


Here’s a blurb on this podcast:

The use of commodity components in HPC has made supercomputers bigger and cheaper to buy while driving their operating costs through the roof. Where once stood 100 KW supercomputers, systems of 1,000 KW and up are common. Even if you aren’t motivated to save the environment, you probably are getting a lot of pressure to reduce costs. But where to start? By not pampering your processors.

You may find the other 3 episodes equally as interesting

Episode One: Sifting through the hype

Episode Two: IT, HPC, and where the twain shall meet

Episode Three: What do I get out of going green?

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