The Green500 List - November 2008
This 4th edition of the Green500 List contains a plethora of interesting takeaways,
of which the following are notable accomplishments in the awareness of green supercomputing.
- The 500MFlops/Watt barrier is surpassed.
- Four new IBM QS22 systems take over the top four spots on the Green500. Cell-based systems, comprising the top 7 spots, are pacing the energy-efficient supercomputing community with an increase in energy efficiency of 17% over the last edition released in June.
- In this edition, 276 of the top 500 sites reported their power usage along with their performance, marking an 19.5% increase over the last release. Further, this increase in reporting encompasses 18% more hardware manufacturers, a benefit to HEC users evaluating future purchases with energy-efficiency in mind.
The Green500 List
Listed below are the November 2008 The Green500's energy-efficient supercomputers ranked from 1 to 10.
|Green500 Rank||MFLOPS/W||Site*||Computer*||Total Power
|1||536.24||Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw||BladeCenter QS22 Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 4.0 Ghz, Infiniband||34.63|
|2||530.33||Repsol YPF||BladeCenter QS22 Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 3.2 Ghz, Infiniband||26.38|