[Beowulf] hadoop

Massimiliano Fatica mfatica at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 07:39:14 PST 2012


There is a Tegra 3 + GPU development platform, called CARMA.
It has an on-board SATA controller too.

Massimiliano


On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 04:14:06PM +0100, Bogdan Costescu wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > > Please do not top-post and please trim your replies.
> >
> > Thanks for the reminder ! It bugs me too...
> >
> > > I would be
> > > looking at least for an Exynos 5...
> > > ... to process code locally ...
> >
> > I'm still not convinced about computational capabilities of ARM cores.
>
> Me neither, but there's always hope that
>
> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/adapteva/parallella-a-supercomputer-for-everyone
> will deliver something useful early next year. 32 bit floats are
> quite enough for me.
>
> > So how about letting the ARM core deal with I/O and adding a dedicated
> > computing unit in form of FPGA ? Not suggesting a (GP)GPU to keep in
>
> That would be great, but no longer woud be COTS.
>
> > line with the low power envelope.
>
> Yes, this is basically not something most supercomputer
> users would need. It's a dedicated system to store and
> reprocess a very large voxelset. It's basically making
> a sea of smarter spindles.
>
> Their result would be processable on a classical cluster,
> though.
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