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A group of computers acting as one super-computer.

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Pros 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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Raspberry Pi 3B Dual [closed]

Bought our first Raspberry Pi months ago installed Raspbian but when playing a video there was some stutter Then we had an idea buy a second Raspberry Pi and fuse the two together now the real ...
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Is there a maximum number of Pis that I can power from the same wall socket?

I'm trying to get an idea of how many pi's I can run at the same time from the same wall socket. I've done some research and it seems to me that the peak power consumption is somewhere around 750mA. ...
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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 / ...
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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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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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Cost-effectiveness of Pi cluster

Does it make sense to use Pi cluster for real computation? My use case is to carry out intensive computation tasks 24/7. The tasks are pleasantly parallel, and there will be minimum inter-node ...
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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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Combine 2 Raspberry Pi 3

Can i somehow combine 2 Pi's so i have a better CPU speed? I'm new to this so a link to some tutorials (if possible) would be nice I know you can create a cluster for a database so you can scale it, ...
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How to check ipv6?

So, I'm building hadoop cluster with raspberry right now, I need to disable ipv6 connectivity, and need to know whether ipv6 has been disabled or not. In some guide cat /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/...
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GUI on Raspberry Pi cluster

I was thinking of building a small cluster (due to the small price) but i want to know if i can get a gui (like xfce or lxde) to run o the master/ host or whatever.