[Beowulf] Building new cluster - estimate

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Tue Jul 29 11:04:23 EDT 2008


Mark Hahn wrote:
>> I check the pricing, IPMI is extra $100/node or $4000/40 nodes=2 extra
> 
> IMO, your compute nodes will wind up $3k; spending a couple percent on 
> managability is just smart.  you're the one who asked for advice...

Buy the IPMI daughter cards.  It's money well spent.
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