Chapter 3

An Outlook of High Performance Computing Infrastructures for Scientific Computing

Amjad Ali and Khalid Saifullah Syed,      Center for Advanced Studies in Pure and Applied Mathematics (CASPAM), Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU), Multan, 60800, Pakistan, amjadali@bzu.edu.pk, khalidsaifullah@bzu.edu.pk

Abstract

An overview of the high performance computing (HPC) infrastructures, comprising both the hardware and the software, is presented as a concise introduction for computational scientists. The scientists and engineers who are not well-acquainted with HPC concepts and technologies are the intended audience, in especial, to make them appreciate what computing innovations have reached their doorsteps to offer them the potential that can ...

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