[Beowulf] personal HPC

Jon Tegner tegner at renget.se
Fri Dec 23 07:54:22 PST 2011

Cool! Impressive to have taken it this far!

What are the dimensions of the system? And the mainbord
for the compute nodes, are you using mini-itx there?



On 12/22/2011 05:51 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
> For those that don't know, I have been working
> on a commodity "desk side" cluster for a while.
> I have been writing about the progress at:
> http://limulus.basement-supercomputing.com/
> Recently I was able to get 200 GFLOPS using Intel
> i5-2400S processors connected by GigE (58% of peak).
> Of course these are CPU FLOPS not GPU FLOPS and the
> design has a power/heat/performance/noise envelope
> that makes it suitable for true desk side computing.
> (for things like software development, education,
> small production work, and cloud staging)
> You can find the raw HPC numbers and specifications here:
> http://limulus.basement-supercomputing.com/wiki/CommercialLimulus
> BTW, if click the "Nexlink Limulus" link, you can take a survey
> for a chance to win one of these systems.
> Happy holidays
> --
> Doug

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