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Clusters | Part 3

Clusters | Part 3

The nodes of a cluster can be connected via a simple Ethernet network with common plate (network adapters or NICs), or use special high-speed technologies such as Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Myrinet, InfiniBand, SCI, etc.

Clusters | Part 2

Clusters | Part 2

The initial business oriented solution of the cluster has been ARCnet, designed by Datapoint in the year 1977, however It was not until 1984 when VAXcluster produce the operating system VAX / VMS

Clusters | Part 1

Clusters | Part 1

A cluster, or a set of cluster of computer systems, is made up of group of computer systems that utilizes a unique kind of operating system categorized to be a distributed system

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 3

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 3

The development of customer-built and research clusters proceeded hand in hand with that of both networks and the Unix operating system from the early 1970s, as both TCP/IP and the Xerox PARC project created and formalized protocols for network-based communications.

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 2

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 2

The TOP500 organization’s semiannual list of the 500 fastest computers usually includes many clusters. TOP500 is a collaboration between the University of Mannheim, the University of Tennessee, and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 1

What Is Cluster Computing | Part 1

A computer cluster is a group of linked computers, working together closely so that in many respects they form a single computer. The components of a cluster are commonly, but not always, connected to each other through fast local area networks