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High-Performance Computing Acquisitions Based on the Factors that Matter
November/December 2007 (vol. 9 no. 6)
pp. 35-44
Larry P. Davis, US Department of Defense
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
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.

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Index Terms:
high-performance computing, HPC, purchase decisions, cost-benefit analysis
Citation:
Larry P. Davis, Roy L. Campbell Jr., William A. Ward Jr., Cray J. Henry, "High-Performance Computing Acquisitions Based on the Factors that Matter," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 35-44, Nov.-Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.115
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