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When Science Isn’t Enough

NCSA’s Merle Giles is one of those speakers who knows how to hold the attention of his audience. Merle is also an HPC community evangelist who has no problem in telling it “like it is” when it comes to discussions of exascale.

He got our attention at the HPCC Conference in Newport, Rhode Island when he gave a compelling talk on the need for an exascale business model.

While we are starting to see signs of technological progress, we are still not having the right discussions around what it will take in order for exascale to make sense on the business front. As Merle points out, it’s not about ROI. That’s a completely different beast.

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