The TOP500 and Green500 lists will continue to remain separate, but all submission data will now be collected via a single online portal at http://top500.org/submit . Submission instructions are to be found on both the TOP500 and Green500 sites. The joint power submission rules are also online .
Going forward, the ISC Group will host and maintain the web presence of Green500, which underwent a re-design to reflect the integration. The new site was officially launched at the ISC High Performance Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The 47th TOP500 list and the 19th Green500 list were presented in a historical ceremony during the conference opening session.
"This merge is of great significance to the high performance computing community", stated Erich Strohmaier, co-founder of the TOP500. "Both projects will now be maintained under a common set of rules for data submission, which will simplify the process for submitters and provide a consistent set of data for the historical record."
The Green500 team, led by project co-founder Dr. Wu-chun Feng, will remain active in evaluating and approving the power data from submissioins. "With power clearly being a first-order design constraint on par with performance, it is important to establish consistent and rigorous power measurement methodologies for the HPC community", stated Wu-chun Feng. "This integration not only seeks to create a unified portal for the reporting of power of supercomputers, but is also seeks to establish common measurement methodologies, as put forth by the Energy-Efficient HPC Working Group in collaboration with the Green500 and TOP500."