The current uptake in high performance computing means mostly good things, but it also comes with a few built-in challenges. The paradox of this particular progress is this: when you scale hardware, you oftentimes scale power consumption, right along with it. My colleague, Shesha Krishnapura, a senior principal engineer from Intel IT Core Systems Engineering group, has some good news to share, in this podcast speaking withThe Register’s
Tim Phillips. Shesha says that “In the past, that power relationship has existed. But with Intel’s core microarchitecture based platform, the power envelop has remained constant while performance has climbed significantly.”
Check out Shesha’s podcast below.