[Beowulf] portable clusters
bari at onelabs.com
Mon Nov 28 13:42:20 PST 2005
John Hearns wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 15:09 -0500, Andrew Fant wrote:
>>Jim Lux wrote:
>>I can't speak to how viable the use of windows as a head node is, but
>>do know that LANL had a paper in the last couple of Linux Journals
>> building just such a beast, housed in a plastic toolbox. They had
>>one of their prototypes on display at SC2005. They use a thinkpad as
>>the head node on their systems. You might want to check with them
>>more engineering details.
> If I remember the article this was a stack of PC-105 boards?
> They stacked the boards using threaded spacers.
Bento aka the lunchbox cluster:
and the new and improved version DQ
I heard that these got quite a review from airport security when they
were taken as carry-on.
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