[Fsf-friends] Anand Babu in Mumbai

Nagarjuna G. nagarjun@gnowledge.org
Thu Aug 19 18:04:10 IST 2004

Please forward this to those in CDAC, Mumbai University, Puna, Nashik,
BARC who will be interested in super computing.

Talk by Anand Babu on Thunder: Free Software and Super Computing

Venue: TIFR, Colaba (www.tifr.res.in) 11am on Sunday 22nd.

Venue: IIT Mumbai (Kresit Auditorium) 5:30pm on Sunday 22nd.

All are welcome to attend at any of the above convenient venues.

Anand Babu, the main hacker of Thunder, the second fastest super
computer made with GNU/Linux, is visiting Mumbai on his way back to
US.  He will be talking about design and development of Thunder Super
Computer and its associated Free Software stack.

Thunder can perform 23 trillion floating point operations per
second (peak) yielding the best price/performance ratio at 86.7%
efficiency. (highest efficiency rating recorded at this scale).

Presentation material: bzip2 compressed PDF document:

Picture of Thunder Super Computer:

You can find a brief intro about Anand Babu at http://chennailug.org/ web
site - main page. 


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