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Goethe University building a GPU cluster, but not how you think

AMD’s John Fruehe posted on his blog yesterday that Goethe University is building a GPU-CPU hybrid cluster, but not in the usual (i.e., NVIDIA) way. They are using Mangy Cours processors with AMD’s GPU, which is a much less common choice This cluster will combine one thousand five hundred and forty four (1,544) 12-core AMD Opteron processors (that’s a total of 18,528 cores) and 772 AMD GPUs. That amounts to one GPU card per 2P node. To help bring the whole set of servers together into a cohesive cluster, Bright Cluster Manager software will be utilized and Mellanox quad data...

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Review: 5 Little Linux Computers

Power-frugal, space-saving, and plenty capable--here are five little boxes that...

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X.Org Server 1.8.2 Officially Released

Peter Hutterer has announced the official release of X.Org Server 1.8.2, after it has went through two release candidates...

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Sony Warns of Overheating Laptops

Sony Electronics has issued a warning about a security glitch...

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Thin client supports dual displays

The U.K. firm Netvoyager announced a thin client that runs Linux and provides dual-display support, with both VGA and DVI outputs.

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