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ServerWatch: Hardware Today: Dude, You've Got a Dell Cluster

Apr 20, 2005, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Drew Robb)

"The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) recently completed the second phase of its three-part cluster strategy, with the installation of 398 Dell PowerEdge 1850 servers running Linux. Housed at UTC's Computational Simulation and Design Center (SimCenter), the Dell cluster is used primarily for computational field simulation, including solid and fluid mechanics, electromagnetics, energy and mass transport, chemical reactions, and materials science.

"'The Dell cluster enables us to do calculations faster and more accurately than we could before, and it offers the price for performance we need,' says Wally Edmondson, systems administrator at UTC's SimCenter..."

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