[Beowulf] 32 nodes cluster price
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Thu Oct 4 20:39:35 PDT 2007
> Actually Mark..I just did an HP DL320 (the system I believe you were talking
> about) with 9TB (12x750 SATA) for a client for under $8K. This include $400
> or so for three years of on site services, before requesting any additional
> (special) discount. So your $11K estimate is more than a bit high.
well, it was 14 disks (it's a model that mounts two more disks in the back),
and the price came straight off HP's website... (I may have included an IB
if anyone from HP is listening, a model with two quad-core-capable
sockets would be a good move. think of it as the perfect map-reduce brick ;)
regards, mark hahn.
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