[CentOS] Desktop Supercomputer

Sat Jul 17 08:21:11 UTC 2010
Peter Kjellstrom <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Saturday 17 July 2010, Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
> Greetings,
> On 7/17/10, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> > On 07/16/10 11:01 AM, Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
> >
> > is your goal a "server" or "supercomputing"?  all that tesla stuff sorta
> > says supercomputing, while HA etc says 'server'.
> >
> > supercomputer clusters eschew HA in favor of having many independent
> > compute units in a loose cluster that can tolerate any node dying by
> > simply reassigning its last work unit to another node.  only the
> > persistent storage (usually a SAN or a clustered file system), and the
> > cluster controller needs conventional HA.
> I was thinking more about a "personal supercomputer in a cloud"
> HA is a requirement for cloud. So I guess I have to think further about it.

Lol, saturday morning entertainment :-)

Combining HA + "personal supercomputer" + "in a cloud" + using GPUs sure maxed 
out my troll-o-meter. Very creative.

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