Presentation on theme: "HPC – The Next 20 Years Panel at CASC Anniversary Celebration Dr. Gregory Pfister"— Presentation transcript:
HPC – The Next 20 Years Panel at CASC Anniversary Celebration Dr. Gregory Pfister
Reactions When Telling Others the Topic 6/2/2014Gregory F. Pfister - CASC Anniversary2 Blank stare. Laughter. What an opportunity! You can make totally outrageous statements you will never be held accountable for!
ITRS 2008 Roadmap 6/2/2014Gregory F. Pfister - CASC Anniversary3 <10 nm,100s of procs on chip, multi-TB flash chips, etc ITRS = International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors ? Everythings fine!
Moores Law Will End, with No Economical Replacement 6/2/2014Gregory F. Pfister - CASC Anniversary4 Computing cheaper, not faster (per proc) Democratization of some HPC Traditional full-function PC will have integrated high-end graphics At least TFLOPS (SP) on your lap (for some value of lap) Cellphone/laptop; or Yotta-cloud/fog/vapor Nothing in between, as far as you can tell Charged not by rack or proc, but by KWH And possibly bandwidth.
Parallelism There will be no savior language or architecture. But data will be gigantic embarrassing or trivial parallelism Uninteresting, but practical Parallel for power reduction: Pwr F 2 more procs, constant time lower power 6/2/20145Gregory F. Pfister - CASC Anniversary
Here it is, 2009, and I'm typing SQL statements into my telephone. This is not quite the future I'd imagined. Tim Bray, on Twitter (timbray) 6/2/20146Gregory F. Pfister - CASC Anniversary