Re: The significance of 10,000+ machines...

Joe Bramblett (
Mon, 26 May 1997 22:46:43 -0500 (CDT)

Out of curiosity, anybody got any guesses as to how many keys/second could
be done on, say, a 2048 processor Cray T3A?

I wonder if the guys at 1-800-BUY-CRAY have gotten bored enough to try it
out yet... :)

Joe Bramblett
Spamming is like stealing other people's tacos.

On Mon, 26 May 1997, Garance A Drosehn wrote:
> If the only goal was to break DES, it could be done in less time
> with significantly fewer machines if we limited it to machines
> which were being sold as new today (and we had the money to go out
> and buy a bunch of those machines...). I imagine everyone here
> understands that, I'm just saying someone should be thinking how
> to word any press releases to make that clear... :-)