View Full Version : [ubuntu] computer cluster help

April 20th, 2011, 08:31 AM
Whoooa ok

Where can i find "abc linux" to boot a computer cluster?

(i figure if i have the os i can buy the hardware)

I have looked all over and found no guides on how to make a computer cluster? I do a lot of video editing and need the performance it can offer :(

also it would make a good conversation piece if i invite guests over to my house i can show them how epicly cool i am while I'm showing them my computer cluster and network booting.
(thats what im shooting for)

And how can i do it the cheapest way possible because im not made of money.

this is sexy :

does anyone know how to do that? since its out in the open like that wont dust be a massive problem?

March 24th, 2012, 04:59 AM
It's part of the TinyHPC Cluster Project by Mukaarram Tahir. You can see it here.


Basically it is a bunch of motherboards powered by power supplies used as nodes and he uses a master computer as the master node.

You can do the same thing if you find a business that is going out of business and you can buy up like 5-10 desktops cheep in a bundle or lot.

You can also if you can get your hands on them, use the new Raspberry Pi boards which are like $25 each. Those can be found here.