[Beowulf] clustering using off the shelf systems in a fish tank full of oil.

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 08:05:08 PST 2011

On 12/28/2011 9:49 AM, Joe Landman wrote:
> On 12/28/2011 10:40 AM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
>> There has been a company at the SC conferences for the past 3 years
>> trying to sell exactly that (server cooling by submersion in mineral
>> oil) for the past 3 years.
>> In my opinion it, suffers from a few major problems:
> [...]
> Those are the costs in the cost-benefit analysis.  Not really complete,
> as you need to include filtering, mineral oil supply/monitoring, etc.
> The benefits are that it cools really ... really well.
Im curious though to see a cluster like that how much one can actually 
overclock a given system or cluster of these systems. is overclocking 
used any more in current day clusters?

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