Microwulf: Breaking the $100/GFLOP Barrier

Posted by techiem2 on Sep 6, 2007 12:02 AM EST
ClusterMonkey; By Joel Adams, Tim Brom, and Jeff Layton
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In January 2007, two of us (professor Joel Adams and student Tim Brom) decided to build a personal, portable Beowulf cluster. Like a personal computer, the cost had to be low -- our budget was $2500 -- and its size had to be small enough to sit on a person's desk. Joel and Tim named their system Microwulf, which has broken the $100/GFLOP barrier for double precision, and is remarkably efficient by several measures. You may also want to take a look at the Value Cluster project for more information on $2500 clusters.

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I want one! techiem2 13 1,835 Sep 7, 2007 12:39 AM

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