Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Beowulf Revisited or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Disruptive Technologies

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location

MIT Building E-51, Room 335

Presenters

Kurt Keville , Thaumaturgical Engineer , MIT Clinical Research Center - kkeville alum mit edu

Summary

Kurt Keville returns with an update of Beowulf supercomputing

Abstract

The BLU Hardware Hacking subgroup has analyzed the massive DataCenter document release from http://opencompute.org [opencompute.org] and will describe and discuss it. We will also discuss how many of these ideas came out of the Linux Homebrew community and what changes they made in the Linux kernel to maximize power efficiency.

Attachments

  1. Open Compute Project
  2. YouTube video of meeting


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