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From superminis to supercomputers

Shane M. Greenstein

From superminis to supercomputers

estimating surplus in the computing market

by Shane M. Greenstein

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer industry -- Technological innovations.,
  • Computer industry -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShane Greenstein.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4899, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4899.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41, [13] p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22420875M

      Diana - Supercomputers are, as the name suggests, extremely powerful computing devices. They are used to model extremely complicated systems such as the weather as well as for high precision simulations and complex calculations required in quantum physics. So that might be molecular modelling, it might even be predicting revolutions and many, many more things. From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in the Computing Market, pp Shane Greenstein New Products and the U.S. Consumer Price Index, pp Paul A. Armknecht, Walter F. Lane and Kenneth J. Stewart The Construction of Basic Components of Cost-of-Living Indexes, pp Marshall B. Reinsdorf and Brent Moulton.

    The Economics of New Goods by Timothy F. Bresnahan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 5 The 39th TOP List since It is the 20 th year of the TOP list, and after releasing the 39th list recently at ISC'12 in Hamburg we will celebrate the 20 th anniversary of the TOP this year: The 40 th list will be published at SC12 in November in Salt Lake City. At that time, we will have continuously published 40 TOP lists with a.

      Walking among the rows of supercomputer cabinets in Argonne National Laboratory’s Leadership Computing Facility, located about 25 miles from Chicago, is kind of like wandering through a high-tech version of “The Shining’s” Overlook Maze — minus the axe-wielding madman. The two primary supercomputers in that steel labyrinth, named Mira and Theta, comprise cabinets the size of. Supercomputer Applications Symposium () West Lafayette, in, Numrich, Robert W., Control Data Corporation Published by Springer () ISBN ISBN


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From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in the Computing Market Shane M. Greenstein. Chapter in NBER book The Economics of New Goods (), Timothy F.

Bresnahan and Robert J. Gordon, editors (p. - ) Published in January by University of Chicago Press © by the National Bureau of Economic ResearchCited by: From Superminis to Supercomputers The difficulty here concerns the fit of a framework to a differentiated-product industry; inevitably, some features of reality are sacrificed to a by: Get this from a library.

From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in the Computing Market. [Shane Greenstein] -- Innovation was rampant in the computer industry during the late s and the s. Did innovation vastly extend the capabilities of computers or simply reduce the costs of doing the same thing?.

Get this from a library. From superminis to supercomputers: estimating surplus in the computing market. [Shane M Greenstein; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Chapter Title: From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in. the Computing Market. Chapter pages in book: (p.

- ) 8. From Superminis to. Supercomputers: Estimating. Downloadable. Innovation was rampant in the computer industry during the late s and the s. Did innovation vastly extend the capabilities of computers or simply reduce the costs of doing the same thing.

This question goes to the heart of whether the rate of decline in 'constant-quality' computing prices incorrectly identifies the sources of improvement and benefits from technological. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses over various requirements in the field of supercomputers. There are three primary segments in which the high-performance computing market is at present developing: supercomputers, midrange including superminis, minisupers, and servers and workstations, or desktop systems generally.

Or, how to make novel arrangements of computers into a supercomputer. Plus, of course, the steady progress of vector supercomputers, which has been the traditional route since Cray pioneered these in the s.

The articles are not just about how to make better supercomputers. They also discuss why you'd want to do s: 3. Other possibilities in this book include becoming a millionaire or billionaire (makes you wonder if Jay Leibold of Choose Your Own Adventure #96 got his idea from this maybe even though it's pretty practical to come up with it on your own), travel to Butea or in a hot air balloon, fly with NASA to explore new worlds, capture some high time Reviews: 6.

The federal government is making one of the most powerful supercomputers in its IT arsenal available to any U.S.

business that can help make the country more competitive. The supercomputer that's. A little known fact: Supercomputers are water-cooled, which not only saves money (hot CPUs leak more power) but also allows them to run the case of K, the world’s fastest supercomputer.

Supercomputers, like any other computing system, have improved significantly over time. The Top list has seen as doubling of FLOPS roughly every 14 months. The theortical maxima for a system is cores * clock speed * FLOPS/cycle. The following is some metrics for illustrated purposes from the Top GFLOPS GFLOPS.

Supercomputer isn't a name for one particular type of computer, it's a term that refers to computers used to solve problems which require processing capabilities nearly as big as anyone can build at a given time. The types of systems that people c. Supercomputer book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(2).

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Thoroughly revised and updated this years report compares in-depth, these computers to parallel processors, supercomputers, mainframe, superminicomputers and workstations. With an explosion of manufacturers announcing such computers, the choice and usage of these high performance systems is a key issue for the potential user.

It is possible to build your own supercomputer using parts you can easily buy off the shelf. Just don’t expect it to be on the next TOP list. Definition of Supercomputer A supercomputer is a computing system (hardware, system & application software) that provides close to the best currently achievable sustained performance on demanding computational problems.

The current classification of supercomputers can be found atthe TOP Supercomputer Sites. A flop is a floating point. A superminicomputer, colloquially supermini, was a high-end minicomputer.

The term was used to distinguish the emerging bit architecture midrange computers introduced in the mid to late s from the classical bit systems that preceded them. The development of these computers was driven by the need of applications to address larger memory.

The term midicomputer had been used earlier to. Supercomputers are an indispensable technological tool for complex large-scale computing tasks and play an important role in the national economy and cutting-edge areas of science.

We need to carry out independent R&D on supercomputers with higher overall performance, master high-performance computing, mass storage and low power consumption technologies, and develop large-scale.

The Frontera supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. Credit: TACC 6. Piz Daint, Swiss National Supercomputing Centre. Europe’s most powerful system ranks sixth on the list.

Piz Daint is a supercomputer named after an alpine mountain—whose image is displayed on its housing—located at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre.Significant superminis.

Norsk Data NORD-5, first supermini, Norsk Data Nord, Interdata 7/32 and 8/32 later taken over by PerkinElmer; Systems Engineering Laboratories 32/55, DEC VAX/, shipped February Data General Eclipse MV/. Supercomputer, any of a class of extremely powerful computers.

The term is commonly applied to the fastest high-performance systems available at any given time. Such computers have been used primarily for scientific and engineering work requiring exceedingly high-speed computers.