Steve Wallach, founder Convex
“I began working on vector architecture in 1972 for military computers including APL.
“I fell in love with Cray 1.
- Continue to value Cray’s Livermore talk
- Raised the awareness and need for bandwidth
- Kuck & Kennedy work on parallelization and vectorization was critical
1984: Convex was founded to build the C-1 mini-supercomputer. Convex followed the Cray formula including mPs and GaAs
One of the successful computer designers, Steve Wallach, comments on Cray.