Beowulfs can compete with Supercomputers [was Beowulf: A theorical approach]

W Bauske wsb at
Fri Jun 23 16:29:39 PDT 2000

Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > Have you guys had any experience with comparing the performance of
> > similar codes on an SP versus a fully distributed cluster with similar
> > performance and number of processors?
> No -- there no Alpha slow enough for such a comparison ;-)

What models have you benchmarked?
Power3II is quite fast, even compared to a 21264.


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