[Beowulf] What can a HS student do with a small Beowulf?
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Wed May 24 05:32:46 PDT 2006
On Wed, 24 May 2006, John Hearns wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-05-20 at 23:24 -0400, sNAAPS eLYK wrote:
>> Hello, I'm Kyle Spaans, finishing my last year of highschool in
>> Northern Ontario, Canada, and I'm a budding Linux user.
> ps. If you want something fun to do on your cluster,
> implement this:
> There's a live CD version.
> Get some OpenMP code running on it.
> Come back and tell us about it when you have it working. Seriously.
Isn't anybody on list using this already? Seems like they would be.
Looks like a scyldoid beowulf thing, and actually looks pretty nice.
Maybe a good thing for the Monkey to look into as well. Might even try
it myself -- I'm writing a really involved (and ultracool) GUI driven
program with a clearly parallelizable component at the moment, and while
I haven't quite gotten the core loop running under the GUI (maybe today
-- writing nonblocking GUI apps requiring both threads and a state-based
interface on a SINGLE CPU -- and I'm actually importing/GUIifying old
code that ran single threaded from an ascii command line) I'm thinking
ahead to the day that I use the same GUI to fork off multiple core loops
on multiple systems under a common control.
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