How to build your own supercomputer

Supercomputer do-it-yourselfer Bruce Allen says anyone can build one with some simple equipment
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Supercomputer do-it-yourselfer Bruce Allen says anyone familiar with networking can build a supercomputing cluster today with modest funding and instructions pulled off the Internet. He built a 32.8T flop cluster most recently in Germany. This is a brief look at the unglamorous hardware that went into his first effort -- a 28.8G flop cluster built in 1998 at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

Photo credit: Albert Einstein Institute (AEI)/Norbert Michalke

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