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January 29th, 2007

Where's The Software To Catch Up To Multicore Computing?

Abstract:
Roadrunner is not just a single custom project for a national lab supercomputer; it represents a new architecture. We are inviting industry partners to define the components (APIs, tools, etc.) of the programming methodology so that the multicore systems are accessible to those partners as well. In this way, major scientific developments need no longer be limited to big universities or major research labs. The benefits of such focused industry enablement can "trickle down" to almost every aspect of our daily lives. Potential uses include:

Nanotechnology. Supercomputing is expected to advance the science of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from single atoms and molecules.

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