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vancenase
04-08-2005, 02:55 PM
Hi All-

I am likely to be authorized to purchase up to $15,000 of computer equipment for my research lab. At a minimum, I was going to get 4 Dual Operton boxes (built by a local PC shop).

My question is ... is it worth clustering these systems together? Or, more importantly, how hard would it be and what clustering software should I use? I realize it depends on if the software I will use supports such an environment, and at least 2 would. But what other types of hardward would I need to purchase? And what might the cost be for each piece?

Thanks!

weltonch777
04-08-2005, 07:05 PM
You know Apple has "bag in a box" cluster software for G5's, right?

http://www.apple.com/acg/xgrid/