[Beowulf] Re: GPU Beowulf Clusters

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Thu Jan 28 15:11:54 EST 2010


Jon Forrest <jlforrest at berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Are there any other issues I'm leaving out?

Yes, the time and expense of rewriting your code from a CPU model to a
GPU model, and the learning curve for picking up this new skill. (Unless
you are lucky and somebody has already ported the software you use.)

Regards,

David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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