Looking for references on Beowulf performance for undergrad paper

Laurence Liew laurenceliew at yahoo.com.sg
Wed Feb 19 07:20:16 EST 2003


hi,

Check out FLUENT (a CFD code) benchmarks at ....

http://www.fluent.com/software/fluent/fl5bench/fullres.htm

You will see near linear scalability (up to 32 CPUS at least)... but 
then FLUENT code is great for clusters (coarse-to-medium grain type 
problem)....

cheers!

-- 
Laurence
x2ca - Pushing Linux clusters to the extreme!

Matt Osborne wrote:
> Hi, writing a paper on Beowulf's and the performance benefits gained from
> such a system. Looking for information on the performance increase from 1
> to x nodes and the difference in performance of some code running on the
> Beowulf to the code on a single processor. Any help appreciated! =]
> 
> Regards,
> Matt Osborne
> Electrical/Computer Engineering
> Christian Brothers University
> Memphis, Tennessee
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