[Beowulf] Help: Raspberry Pi Cluster

Charlie Peck charliep at cs.earlham.edu
Fri Dec 14 22:54:30 PST 2012


On Dec 13, 2012, at 6:48 PM, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:

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> Let us not also forget the marketing value of a table full of blinky lights computers compared to a bunch of boxes displayed on a screen.  If you were trying to sell the concept to be used at full scale with bigger faster nodes, the working demo might be more convincing.

People with LittleFe [1] units have doing this to good effect for years.  The ability to easily slip a mainboard out of the chassis and pass it around the room is particularly engaging.  

charlie

[1] http://littlefe.net (Full disclosure, I'm a co-PI for this project.)



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