[Beowulf] Pi calculator/RAID accross all nodes/Mosix vs. OpenMosix

Jake Thebault-Spieker jake at spiekerfamily.com
Mon Feb 28 21:11:55 EST 2005


Ok, thanks for all the replies.

Does anybody know of a use for a cluster? I know I'm going to build one, 
and I have no programming experience. My thought was that I would just 
calculate Pi out infinitely, but that doesn't look like it will work. 
The nodes will be cyrix x86 processors w/ clock speeds of 133 MHz. They 
each have about 3 GB of HD space. Thoughts on something that I can 
calculate and log in a MySQL database?

-- 
I think computer viruses should count as life. 
I think it says something about human nature 
that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. 
We've created life in our own image. 
--Stephen Hawking

Jake Thebault-Spieker

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