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..."