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Parallel and distributed supercomputing at Caltech

Messina, Paul (1991) Parallel and distributed supercomputing at Caltech. In: COMPCON Spring '91 Digest of Papers. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 64-67. ISBN 0-8186-2134-6.

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Caltech uses parallel computers for a variety of large-scale scientific applications. It has acquired commercial parallel computers, some of which have performance that rivals or exceeds that of conventional, vector-oriented supercomputers. A new project has been started that builds on experience with concurrent computers and attempts to apply Caltech methods to the simultaneous use of parallel and vector supercomputers at four institutions that will be connected by a 800 Mb/s wide-area computer network. Distributed supercomputing experiments will be carried out on this testbed.

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Additional Information:© 1991 IEEE. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy: Applied Mathematical Sciences (Grant DE-FG03-85ER25009); Program Manager of the Joint Tactical Fusion Program Office; and U.S. National Science Foundation: Center for Research on Parallel Computation (Grant CCR-8809615). Tina Mihaly provided editorial assistance and designed Figure 1.
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Official Citation:P. Messina, "Parallel and distributed supercomputing at Caltech," Compcon Spring '91. Digest of Papers, San Francisco, CA, USA, 1991, pp. 64-67. doi: 10.1109/CMPCON.1991.128784
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