New Super Maxed Out on First Day of Operations

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Over at The Register, Richard Chirgwin writes that users of the new 1.2 Petaflop Raijin machine at NCI in Australia were able to max out the machine on the first day of production operation.

According to NCI, half of that consumption was down to one job from Associate Professor Evatt Hawkes, who had a code running on 32,769 cores – over half the system. Hawkes’ work uses detailed, first-principles simulations to answer fundamental scientific questions relating to combustion in next generation engines and combustion of new fuels.

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