Radio Free HPC Ep4 ISC12 Cluster Competition

In this podcast, we look back at ISC’12 and the ISC Student Cluster Challenge. Dan proposes a joint challenge so we could crown a world student cluster champion – and award a massive trophy. The hosts discuss how the cluster challenge makes participating students a hot commodity on the job market. And this episode includes… Read More »Radio Free HPC Ep4…

Radio Free HPC Ep3 Is LINPACK Obsolete?

In this podcast, a conversation with Jack Dongarra (of Top500 list fame) at ISC’12 is the inspiration for a spirited discussion of whether the venerable LINPACK benchmark has outlived its usefulness. Dan accuses Henry of cursing the darkness, then they talk about what is, and isn’t, a good benchmark. Download the MP3 Download the Video… Read More »Radio Free HPC Ep3…

Radio Free HPC Ep2 When Tech Lies

In this podcast, we discuss what happens when technology lies to you. It starts with Dan ranting about how his exercise machine has been lying for more than a year now, but evolves into a discussion of benchmarks and benchmarking. Download the MP3 Download the Video Download the Video

Radio Free HPC Ep1 Data Integrity

In this first episode of our Radio Free HPC podcast, the guys talk about Data Integrity and the menace of Silent Data Corruption – complete with a real life example! There is also talk of skin diving, moldy sandwiches and the wheel. Plus we welcome our flagship sponsor: Good Enough For Now Systems. Download the… Read More »Radio Free HPC Ep1…