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Scots build green supercomputer

Article on CNET regarding the FPGA-based supercomputer assembled at the University of Edinburgh:

Scots build green supercomputer

I like this comment:

…The main issue with the technology at the moment is that it is very hard to program. Mark Parsons, commercial director of the center, which co-developed Maxwell, acknowledged: “It’s still difficult for commercial use.”

But Parsons added once this problem is cracked–in the next two to three years–FPGA tech could really take off.

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