[Beowulf] Purdue Supercomputer
James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue May 6 19:41:20 EDT 2008
At 03:20 PM 5/6/2008, Mark Hahn wrote:
>>We have built out a beefy install infrastructure to support a lot
>>of simultaneous installs...
>I'm curious to hear about the infrastructure.
1000 computers, assume it takes 30 seconds to remove from the box and
walk to the rack. that's 30,000 seconds, or about 500 minutes.. call
it 8 hours. Assume you've got 10 racks and 10 people, so you get
some parallelism... an hour to unpack and rack one pile.
What wasn't shown in the video.. all the plugging and routing of
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