os that rather uses the gpu?

ms devicerandom at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 23:33:18 UTC 2010

On 13/07/10 23:17, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On 7/13/2010 5:04 PM, Calcpage wrote:
>> I'd be interested in such a solution for running apps a la custers in
>> parallel.  Is there anything like that available.
>> Actually, I'd be interested in any kind of clustering solution that
>> works with Ubuntu on multicore boxes and/or LANs.
> I have heard of a few companies and Universities working on GPU
> clustering specifically for FOSS, but I have seen nothing thus far come
> of it.  There was one company that even showed off their Tesla based GPU
> clustering.  If you are just looking for true clustered computing
> technically, it doesn't matter about your distro. When it comes to
> Beowulf clusters, it still doesn't matter but theoretically, the
> hardware and distros should remain consistent, you know how us
> Administrators are about consistency and you know how labs don't like to
> mix hardware because money doesn't grow on trees.  This is a small
> tutorial on how to build a cluster:
> http://www.linux.com/community/blogs/Building-a-Beowulf-Cluster-in-just-13-steps-.html

Doesn't GPU stuff need to be specifically programmed/compiled for GPUs 
with languages like CUDA?

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