[Beowulf] Entry Level HPC?

Steve Herborn herborn at usna.edu
Fri May 8 15:27:06 EDT 2009


The absolute most important point in the world -- you have it.  Many Beowulf
Clusters were started with either equipment that was on hand, or in more
times then not had been discarded as being to old and/or slow.


Steven A. Herborn
U.S. Naval Academy
Advanced Research Computing
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From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On
Behalf Of Tim Kissane
Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 6:25 PM
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Entry Level HPC?

Thanks to all for the great advice and encouragement!
I'm sure I'll be back with questions as I cobble together a small, slow
cluster here. Wth, my first Linux box was a 386 with 16MB RAM and a 500MB
hard drive. ;)

First question: Any point in trying to use the Everex gPC with the Via C-7
cpu (my current desktop) as the master node?

Thanks,
Tim


Tim Kissane, Timbury Computer Services
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