[Beowulf] A couple of interesting comments

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Jun 9 03:30:44 PDT 2008

----- "Tim Cutts" <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:

> Wow.  How many nodes were you buying?

95 nodes, each with two Barcelonas, so 760 cores all up.

32GB RAM (4GB/core) and 4x300GB SATA drives (RAID-0) per node.

> And are we allowed to know who the vendor was?

It's all public, so no reason why not. It was a local
Melbourne mob called Xenon Systems, they sell SuperMicro
based systems.  Kudos to both of them for their support.

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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