Clusters

InfiniBand leads Connectivity for the Top 500 Supercomputers

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On the TOP500 The List of Supercomputers InfiniBand is the connectivity of choice with a deployment rate of 51.4%.  Within the TOP500, systems connected via InfiniBand grew 15.8% year-over-year from June 2014 to June 2015.  Mellanox is the InfiniBand vendor of choice for clusters and supercomputers with end to end solutions.

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The Raspberry Pi “Bite Size” Cluster

Ben Pichec Raspberry Pi Cluster

Recently, a computational scientist named Ben Eagan put together one of the smallest clusters ever made. Ben a recent graduate of the EPCC MSc. in High Performance Computing, where he designed the hardware and developed the software for a “mini” cluster utilizing the Raspberry Pi.

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