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Daily Archives: September 30, 2009

  • 2009Q4 Time Allocations

    2009Q4 Time Allocations

    2009Q4 Time Allocations The new Sun Constellation cluster, vayu, has come through the first two weeks of production use with flying colours so we will start charging for use on October 1st, coinciding with the installation of 2009Q4 grants. (Note that usage on vayu in 2009Q3 will be accounted "after the fact" for the purposes of usage reports.) The experience so far is that vayu provides around a factor of 2 performance improvement per cpu-core over AC and XE. Some applications do ... Read More

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