CNN Geeks Out on SC10

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CNN’s Ann Hoevel has written a nice summary of SC10 in her Geek Out column and she gets a great quote about Exascale from insideHPC founder John West:

We’re talking about machines with millions of processors where each processor has 1,000 cores,” said John West, special assistant to the director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Information Technology Laboratory. “Not only is that going to be a huge change in our chips and our power architectures and our memory architectures, but we’re probably going to have to completely redo the way we program these things as well. And 10 years is a really short time to come up with a new model of programming.”

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