[Gllug] Lots of computing power required - is Amazon EC2 an answer?

Progga proggaprogga at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 09:10:48 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 01, 2011 at 12:20:12AM +0100, Sanatan Rai wrote:
> EC2 will not give you a cluster to parallelise your programme over by default.
> All you get is a machine to which you have remove access, and the best spec for
> a single machine might not necessarily be better than what you own or
> already have access to.

Although irrelevant since the original problem no longer exists, Star cluster [0]
solves the above problem.  It has the necessary GPU drivers too and worked fine
for me.

[0] http://web.mit.edu/stardev/cluster/

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