[Beowulf] dual Opteron recommendations

Matt Phelps mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu
Thu Oct 21 09:54:31 PDT 2004

Alan Scheinine wrote:
> Many venders sell U1 cases for dual Opteron based on the Tyan
> main boards, but on the other hand, a vender here says that the
> product Newisys 2100 is much more reliable than Tyan though it
> costs 10 to 20 percent more.  I have not previously heard of
> Newisys and I do not recall it being mentioned in this mailing
> list.  Would anyone like to comment?
> best regards,
> Alan Scheinine   Email: scheinin at crs4.it


These are available from Sun as the V20z server. We have a 32 node
cluster of 'em and (so far ;-) are happy.

Matt Phelps
System Administrator, Computation Facility
Harvard - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu, http://cfa-www.harvard.edu

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