According to the press release, the XT4 designed to easily and efficiently scale to a peak performance of more than one petaflops (1,000 trillion floating-point operations per second). Evolved from the Cray XT3 supercomputer, the Cray XT infrastructure provides a common, scalable environment for login, compilation, resource management, work scheduling and I/O. This environment also includes a unique globally shared, high-performance parallel file system, as well as network interfaces to other systems.More details at DailyTech.
Cray XT4 uses 30,000 dual-core Opteron processors
Posted on Sunday, Nov 19 2006 @ 12:21 CET by LSDsmurf