||4 Cool Super Computing Technologies
Perhaps not the sexiest side of super computing but increasingly power and heat is it's biggest problem. Here are 4 new takes on reducing power and heat in the server room.
IBM individually cooled server doors
||192 Core Server that Consumes only 5 watts of power!!
Boston Viridis have started to ship the create a rack mountable 2U server cluster that uses the ARM® based Calxeda EnergyCore™ SoCs (Server on Chip). This server comprising 192 processing cores leading the way towards energy efficient hyperscale computing.
||Video of Dell's Arm based Server
Dell are showing off a prototype ARM-based server platform. These servers as one would expect are high density (48 servers in 3U) and use 50 percent less power than comparable x86 devices.
While not currently not commercially available there is a developers platform designed to seed an ecosystem for ARM servers.