[Beowulf] [EXTERNAL] Re: Deskside clusters

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Wed Aug 25 20:04:17 UTC 2021

That sounds like a desirable outcome to me.

On 8/24/21 11:35 PM, Lux, Jim (US 7140) via Beowulf wrote:
> Yeah, but it is quiet enough to put in your office and not drive your 
> office mate out?
> *From: *Jonathan Engwall <engwalljonathanthereal at gmail.com>
> *Date: *Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 3:43 PM
> *To: *Jim Lux <james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov>
> *Cc: *Douglas Eadline <deadline at eadline.org>, "beowulf at beowulf.org" 
> <beowulf at beowulf.org>
> *Subject: *Re: [Beowulf] [EXTERNAL] Re: Deskside clusters
> EMC offers dual socket 28 physical core processors. That's a lot of 
> computer.
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2021, 1:33 PM Lux, Jim (US 7140) via Beowulf 
> <beowulf at beowulf.org <mailto:beowulf at beowulf.org>> wrote:
>     Yes, indeed.. I didn't call out Limulus, because it was mentioned
>     earlier in the thread.
>     And another reason why you might want your own.
>     Every so often, the notice from JPL's HPC goes out to the users -
>     "Halo/Gattaca/clustername will not be available because it is
>     reserved for Mars {Year}"  While Mars landings at JPL are a *big
>     deal*, not everyone is working on them (in fact, by that time,
>     most of the Martians are now working on something else), and you
>     want to get your work done.  I suspect other institutional
>     clusters have similar "the 800 pound (363 kg) gorilla has
>     requested" scenarios.
>     <snip>
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