HPC 2008 & NCSA – 23rd on Top500 – Great Efficiency

The Top500 list was released and the cluster at NCSA came in at 23rd running a beta of Windows HPC 2008.  What’s really interesting is the 77% efficiency and that it only took 4 hours to install the 1200 node cluster.

Press Article - Windows HPC Server 2008 debuts in top 25 of the world’s TOP500 largest supercomputers. Ranked at 23, the NCSA cluster performed at 68.5 TFlops and 77.7% efficiency.