[Beowulf] 10 U = 512x Atom Z530 + 2 GByte RAM

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Jun 15 05:41:55 EDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:14:16PM -0400, Douglas J. Trainor wrote:
> in Englisch:
> 
>     http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Infrastructure/SeaMicro-Uses-Intel-Atom-Chip-in-Server-Architecture-745338/
> 
> Quote: "Feldman said the motherboard is shrunk from the size of a pizza box to that of a credit card."

It's an interesting device. It would take >6 racks of those 300 EUR Supermicro Atom servers at
a >200 kEUR price tag to match their 10 U.

Though of course one could just use the 200 EUR motherboards on custom trays, and share the PSUs.

Though one would then just stick with plain GBit Ethernet,
and not their custom fabric.
 
>     douglas
> 
> On Jun 14, 2010, at 9:22 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> 
> > 
> > http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Cloud-Server-mit-Intel-Atom-und-spaeter-auch-ARM-Prozessoren-1021400.html 
> > 
> > </kraut>
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