Show your Cluster specs

Felix Rauch rauch at
Wed May 8 06:17:18 PDT 2002

On Tue, 7 May 2002, samson swanson wrote:
> Thank you for all your help.
> I'm a bit new to this group and wanted to see what
> every one is running.  Post your Cluster specs ;)

Did you try [1]? There you will find a lot of cluster specifications,
as well as their performance for the HPL benchmark. One of the
clusters I helped building is currently number 98 [2, 3].


The name of the cluster is btw. "Xibalba". The naming comes from the
fact that our university already has a larger Linux cluster called
Asgard [4]. "Asgard" is the place where some ancient gods were, if I
remember correctly. Since the newer cluster usually runs half of the
nodes with Linux and half of the nodes with Windows, it was named
after "Xibalba", the ancient Maya's entry to hell.

Actually I'm not sure this is the official version of the naming
convention, but at least it makes sense this way ;-)


- Felix

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