[Beowulf] Computer on a stick

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Feb 29 14:40:41 PST 2012


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On 01/03/12 00:52, Douglas Eadline wrote:

> FYI
> 
> There is a very good article in Linux magazine written by Tom
> Sterling in 2003 that provides a first person history (I have used
> it to stamp out more than a few urban legends)
> 
> http://www.linux-mag.com/id/1378/

Thanks Doug.. he writes:

# Comprising sixteen Intel 100 MHz 80486-based PCs, each with
# 32 Mbytes of memory and a gigabyte hard disk, and interconnected
# by means of two, parallel 10-Base-T Ethernet LANs, this first
# PC cluster delivered sustained performance on real world,
# numerically-intensive, scientific applications (e.g., PPM) in
# the range of 70 Mflops.

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    Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
         http://www.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/

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