1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Texas Ballroom B
Moderator: Robert Lucas, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The panelists will address the following questions: Will all high-end machines be made from off-the-shelf networks and processors? If so, will there be traditional, vertically-integrated vendors? If not, will there be any profitable supercomputer vendors in 2004?
Forest Baskett, Silicon Graphics
Burton Smith, Tera Computer Company
Thomas Sterling, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology