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F. Mietke, T. Mehlan, T. Hoefler, W. Rehm:

 Design and Evaluation of a 2048 Core Cluster System

(In Proceedings of 3rd KiCC Workshop 2007, presented in Aachen, Germany, RWTH Aachen, Dec. 2007)


Designing a 2048 core high performance cluster, including an appropriate parallel storage complex and a high speed network, under the pressure of limited budget (2.6 Mio Euro), performance, thermal and space limitations is really a challenging task. In this paper, we present our design decisions and their reasons, our experiences during the installation stage as well as performance numbers using well-known benchmarks in the field of scientific computing, networking and I/O, and real world applications.


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  author={F. Mietke and T. Mehlan and T. Hoefler and W. Rehm},
  title={{Design and Evaluation of a 2048 Core Cluster System}},
  booktitle={Proceedings of 3rd KiCC Workshop 2007},
  location={Aachen, Germany},
  publisher={RWTH Aachen},

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