[Beowulf] The Walmart Compute Node?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Nov 8 14:24:22 EST 2007


On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 01:39:46PM -0500, Robert G. Brown wrote:

>  a) For this money, I'm guessing the CPU is a 32 bit Celery, which has a
> very small L2.  For some code this won't matter, but if you're worrying

It's actually a VIA C7-D. Way worse than a Celery in absolute performance,
but might be okayish to stellar in terms of Ops/Joule.

Has a real RNG as well as AES and SHA-1/256 as well as a Montgomery
multiplier. Sounds good for a firewall, except even here you'd want
Intel NICs.

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