Fluid HPC: How Extreme-Scale Computing Should Respond to Meltdown and Spectre

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Linux.com - https://www.linux.com/news/fluid-hpc-how-extreme-scale-computing-should-respond-meltdown-and-spectre

The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities are proving difficult to fix, and initial experiments suggest security patches will cause significant performance penalties to HPC applications. Even as these patches are rolled out to current HPC platforms, it might be helpful to explore how future HPC systems could be better insulated from CPU or operating system security flaws that could cause massive disruptions.

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