[Pipet Devel] compaq beowulf cluster?

Jarl van Katwijk jarl at xs4all.nl
Sat Feb 10 04:26:17 EST 2001

> Prof. Lyons-Weiler told me that he can procure one from Compaq.  I asked him
> about a 22-node Alpha Beowulf, valued at about $150,000.  He said that would
> be no problem, and that he could get one by the end of the semester.  He also
> mentioned setting up Beowulf "Piper nodes" across the 5 UMass campuses.
> Well, it'd be beyond great if he could pull it off, and maybe he can.  He's a
> new prof. with a lot of drive, and I don't think he was pulling my leg.  But,
> like everything else, we will believe it when we see it, right?

Good news Jeff, this would surely be great. Do you have any idear about
the term it is about to take? 


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