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*Price Tag: $32,478 ($30,078 with education)
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**Do we need to get a Gig-Switch?
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***Would Cairo do?
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Revision as of 17:39, 16 December 2009

Damascus is the working name for the Earlham Computer Science Department's upcoming cluster computer.

At the moment Damascus exists only as a $40,000 grant and a growing list of tentative specifications:

Contents

Tentative Specifications

Budget

Nodes

Specialty Nodes

Educationally, we could expect to get significant use out of GPGPUs, but the production use is limited. Increasing the variance of the architecture landscape would be a bonus to education.

Network

ION Computer Systems Quotation #61116

ION Computer Systems Quotation #61164

Silicon Mechanics Quote #174536

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