November 29, 2017 Timothy Prickett Morgan
When it comes to HPC, compute is like the singers in a rock band, making all of the noise and soaking up most of the attention. But the network that lashes the compute together is literally the beat of the drums and the thump of the bass that keeps everything in synch and allows for the harmonies of the singers to come together at all.
In this analogy, it is not clear what HPC storage is. It might be the van that moves the instruments from town to town, plus the roadies who live in the van that set up …Read more