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Re: [SLUG] linux beowulf cluster
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] linux beowulf cluster
- From: Martin <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Feb 20 16:00:02 2001
> It's a linux beowulf "super computer" built by a PhD student based on 64 AMD Athlon 1GHz PCs.
I got a bit of deja vu reading that article... so i turned to the trusty
google and turned up this:
An almost identical article from 2 months ago...
Seems the Fairfax guys read press releases quicker then News Limited...
Jokes aside, note how the AusIT mentions the $50,000 price tag and how
it outperforms $20m machines... yet in the Age article it says that the
$50,000 is what was spent, but the true value is in the millions thanks
to donations by AMD...
The CSIRO has a more fleshed out story here: