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Big Battle on Little Systems: SMP vs Cluster

For those that don’t know, I have been working on the Limulus Project for quite a while. The goal of the project is to create and maintain an open specification and software stack for a personal workstation cluster. Ideally, a user should be able to

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No Cores For You!

Recently, I was curious about the cost of multi-core high performance workstations. I was looking for the latest and greatest at least eight cores, possibly more. With the growth of multi-core, I am always interested how many “SMP cores” you can get in a workstation.

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