The Three Noble Truths about Exascale

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Over at The Exascale Report, Editor Mike Bernhardt has posted the Three Noble Truths about Exascale, beginning with the notion that this journey is really not about FLOPS.

Exascale, like the previous quests for teraflops and petaflops, is a journey not to be taken solely for the sake of developing new computing technology. We must not lose sight of the true purpose of our quest for exascale-level computation – the underlying need to move technology forward in order to make possible new scientific advances that will have a profound impact on all aspects of life on this planet.

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