[Beowulf] Virginia Tech upgrade

Bill Broadley bill at math.ucdavis.edu
Wed Jan 28 21:20:22 EST 2004

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 07:03:27PM -0500, Patrick Geoffray wrote:
> Hi Russel,
> Russell Nordquist wrote:
> >to field some questions offline. were looking at smallish (~30 cpus) g5
> >cluster. we have several linux clusters but this is my would be my first
> >stab at Xserves. 
> You can also look at the JS-20 blades from IBM, 28 cpus in 7U. Maybe a 
> little pricey though.

An IBM guy said (informally) approximately $2500 list per blade.
Same ball park as the .edu dual g5 1u compute node.

Bill Broadley
Information Architect
Computational Science and Engineering
UC Davis
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