raspi supercomputer


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by Pause_PlusPause » Fri May 19, 2017 12:31 pm
Hello,
I have been looking at some awesome supercomputers a few minutes ago, and I was wondering if you could combine the processing power of 3-6 raspberries stacked on top of one another.
If possible does anyone know how to set that up?
Thanks,
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by jamesh » Fri May 19, 2017 12:37 pm
You can stack them, I've got a stack of three on my desk but they are all independent. You can make a cluster (called a bramble) by running appropriate software. Google will find people who have done this.
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by YCN- » Fri May 19, 2017 12:42 pm
Researcher that did it once at a relatively big scale :
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/~sjc/raspberrypi/

tutorial to build one :
http://makezine.com/projects/build-a-co ... i-cluster/

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by Pause_PlusPause » Fri May 19, 2017 12:47 pm
Thank you for all the replies,
It really helps when someone shares the knowledge they have gained with others.
Thanks,
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by fruitoftheloom » Fri May 19, 2017 1:16 pm
Pause_PlusPause wrote:Thank you for all the replies,
It really helps when someone shares the knowledge they have gained with others.
Thanks,
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http://www.pidramble.com/wiki

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by drgeoff » Fri May 19, 2017 5:12 pm
Pause_PlusPause wrote:Hello,
I have been looking at some awesome supercomputers a few minutes ago, and I was wondering if you could combine the processing power of 3-6 raspberries stacked on top of one another.
If possible does anyone know how to set that up?
Thanks,
Pause :D

It is possible but probably won't give the performance that might be naively expected.
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