[Beowulf] visualization machine

Jerome, Ron Ron.Jerome at nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Fri Mar 28 09:51:11 EDT 2008

I use a Linux (RHEL 5) machine with 16G ram, two dual core Opterons 
and two Nvidia Quadro cards to drive a pair of Panasonic projectors lighting 
up my 10 foot diagonal passive stereo display wall.  

It works quite well.

Ron Jerome
National Research Council Canada
M-2, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Government of Canada
Phone: 613-993-5346
FAX:   613-941-1571

> -----Original Message-----
> From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org]
> On Behalf Of Ricardo Reis
> Sent: March 27, 2008 6:41 AM
> To: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: [Beowulf] visualization machine
>   Hi all
>   I beg to take advantage of your experience although the topic isn't
> completly cluster thing. I got some money to buy a new machine, at
> least
> 8Gb and I'm thinking between a 2 x dual core or a 1 x quad (or even 2x
> quads). It must be one machine because it must (urgh) be able to use
> it's
> 8Gb in serial codes (don't ask). Anyway, I've been experiencing with
> paraview for parallel visualization and was wondering on your opinion
> on... buying a ultra-duper-cool state-of-the-art graphic card (Nvidia)
> or
> 2 graphic cards?
>   thanks for your time,
>   Ricardo Reis
>   'Non Serviam'
>   PhD student @ Lasef
>   Computational Fluid Dynamics, High Performance Computing, Turbulence
>   http://www.lasef.ist.utl.pt
>   &
>   Cultural Instigator @ Rádio Zero
>   http://www.radiozero.pt
>   http://www.flickr.com/photos/rreis/

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