A group of computers acting as one super-computer.

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Minecraft server on raspberry pi cluster

Can i run a minecraft server on a cluster of 4 or 8 raspberry pis (model B+), and use all core and ram for the minecraft server?
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Mult-head micro-usb cable

I am building a raspberry pi cluster. I am looking for a multi-head micro-usb power cable to power them. Does such a beast exist? Or can I make one myself?
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Load Balancer vs. Master Node

I have been doing some research in building a Raspberry Pi cluster, and I have found 2 main approaches to the cluster configuration. The first I found, such as this report from the University of ...
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Pro's and Cons of a Pi Cluster?

I have seen a lot of posts asking how to build a "supercomputer" or cluster with Raspberry Pis, but I have found very little with the pros and cons of actually making a network of Pis. I am interested ...
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Connecting a Raspberry Pi Cluster

I'm thinking about building a computer cluster with a few Raspberry Pis. I've seen these directions: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/~sjc/raspberrypi/pi_supercomputer_southampton_web.pdf and one thing ...
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Raspberry Pi for Machine Learning

I’m a software engineer interested (and doing research) in machine learning. For some of my machine learning models, I need more computational power than which offered by a single computer. ...
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Unable to boot raspberry pi from copy of master

I am following the steps to build a cluster from Southampton uni "Steps to make Raspberry Pi Supercomputer" - step 32 and have got to the part where I make a copy of the SD card. The second Pi ...
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Is it possible to do GPU-accelerated tasks on a raspberry pi?

I have been looking into doing some cluster computing on several raspberry pis. Is it possible to use any kind of GPU acceleration on a pi?
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NAS with a cluster of some raspberry pi

Is it possible to make a high performance NAS with a Raspberry Pi cluster (2 to 4 pis)? With high performance I mean able to handle streaming of 2 full HD movies at the same time. Let's say I have 4 ...
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SSH and rsa authentication on mpich2

I'm trying to build a small cluster of pi's and am using mpich2 to run parallel code. It appears mpich2 has installed ok and I'm able to ssh into both (I'm starting with 2) pi's. However when I run a ...
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Thermal Management in Raspberry Pi Clusters

I've been looking through several posts (on the internet) about building Raspberry Pi clusters- and my major question is something rather simple- what about the heat management? Would they overheat ...
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How to: build a graphics cluster

Currently, I am waiting for my second RPi to arrive and then I will begin my fun building a RPi cluster. Also, later I want to extend it more and more. =) I am building it at home, home-experiment, ...
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How do I build a cluster?

There have been a few articles floating around online over the last few years about building a cluster of computers at home - here for example. The Pi strikes me as a good platform for building / ...