[Beowulf] why we need cheap, open learning clusters
deadline at eadline.org
Mon May 13 12:39:38 PDT 2013
> Well.. On the Beowulf list the (super) goes without saying.. Is there any
> other kind worth considering?<grin>
> (is a cluster of Arduinos a Beowulf? It's commodity hardware running open
> source software using commodity non-proprietary interconnects. I think
> But I don't think it's HPC... So it would be a "personal cluster computer"
> or a "personal Beowulf" but probably not a "personal supercomputer"
I use the term "personal workstation cluster" when describing a
Limulus. The "workstation" implies a more technical machine.
"personal supercomputer" works well for headlines, but
I believe the terms "personal" and "supercomputer" are
> On 5/12/13 11:05 AM, "Joe Landman" <landman at scalableinformatics.com>
>>On 05/12/2013 01:55 PM, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:
>>> I am a BIG believer in personal computing
>>s/personal computing/personal supercomputing/
>>For the same reasons.
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