Kestrel Blog - Kestrel: Why Speed Matters

Aug. 3, 2023

July 18, 2023
There are a lot of numbers and terms when it comes to the new Kestrel HPC system. 44 petaflops; 2,456 nodes; 95 petabytes; we could go on. Beyond the numbers, Kestrel represents a significant expansion in the capabilities and computing power for NREL and its partners at the U.S. Department of Energy and beyond. With faster, more robust computing capabilities, Kestrel will allow energy research at NREL to soar to the next level.

In a short video, hear why Kestrel’s impressive speed really matters, according to Surendra Sunkari, NREL HPC engineer and Kestrel technical lead.

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