Issue No.06 - November/December (2007 vol.9)
Roy L. Campbell Jr. , US Army Research Laboratory
William A. Ward Jr. , US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Cray J. Henry , US Department of Defense
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2007.115
The US Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program has developed an evaluation process that combines qualitative usability factors with quantitative performance and price-per-performance factors to determine which HPC systems to acquire in its annual modernization process.
high-performance computing, HPC, purchase decisions, cost-benefit analysis
Roy L. Campbell Jr., William A. Ward Jr., Cray J. Henry, "High-Performance Computing Acquisitions Based on the Factors that Matter", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.9, no. 6, pp. 35-44, November/December 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.115