[Beowulf] Practicality of a Beowulf Cluster

Chris Dagdigian dag at sonsorol.org
Thu Aug 27 17:58:56 EDT 2009


In a nutshell:

Science.
Finance.
Rendering & Digital content creation.

... if you have interests (work or personal) in any of these areas,  
you'll find a cluster useful.



On Aug 26, 2009, at 9:57 AM, J Bickhard wrote:

> So, I was thinking of making a cluster, but wondered: what are the
> practical uses of one? I mean, you can't exactly run Windows on these
> things, and it looks like they're mostly for parallel computing of
> complex algorithms.
>
> Would an average Joe like me have a use for a cluster?

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