PocketPC Cluster

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Oct 8 19:47:32 EDT 2003


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Not strictly a Beowulf as there's no Linux, but interesting nonetheless. :-)

IrDA for the networking, 11 compute + 1 management, slower than "a mainstream 
Pentium II-class desktop PC" (they don't specify what spec).

http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/dev/articles/pocketcluster/index.html

	Twelve Pocket PC devices have been joined in a cluster to perform distributed
	calculations - the devices share the load of a complex calculation. The
	concept was to compare the performance of several Pocket PC devices linked
	into a cluster with the performance of a typical Pentium II-class desktop
	computer.
	[...]

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 Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Systems & Network Admin
 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
 Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia

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