[Beowulf] Help: Raspberry Pi Cluster

Eric Lee openlinuxsource at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 09:31:54 PST 2012

On 2012/12/14 6:35, Ellis H. Wilson III wrote:
> On 12/13/2012 10:18 AM, Lee Eric wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm wondering if it's possible to create a small HPC by using Raspberry
>> Pi computers. It's only a draft idea comes to my mind. So any issues w/
>> this idea?
> We actually had a prolonged discussion about this a month or two back
> Eric (check the beowulf archives for more on that), however, it was
> largely focused around educational usage of such a setup.  That may be a
> good place to start.
> But, to (sort-of) answer your question, while it is absolutely possible
> to build a small cluster with them, it may or may not be possible to
> achieve whatever you are trying to achieve using that cluster.  We'll
> need to know more about what you want to do with it in order to comment
> on whether or not that end-goal is feasible/reasonable using Raspberry
> Pi computers.
> Best,
> ellis
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Hi mate,

As I mentioned in the thread I would like to run some bioinformatics 
applications on it. And using OGS as DRM. Is that an acceptable project?


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