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Re: Questions concerning Alpha clusters running Linux



On Thu, Sep 03, 1998 at 07:19:00AM -0400, Paul Tomblin wrote:

> That sounds like a Beowulf cluster to me.  Perhaps it's no
> coincidence that the Beowulf stuff was invented by Bruce Becker,
> also at NASA.  I don't remember if he's at Ames, though.  But some
> of the fastest computing in the world is now being done using
> clusters of Linux boxes connected by Gigabit ethernet.  You should
> do some poking around the net (and around NASA) for references to
> Beowulf (it might be spelt Beowolf?).

Donald Becker is (was?) at the Goddard Space Flight Center.

More details are available from http://www.beowulf.org/



-cw



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