PS3 Super Computing Cluster

January Meeting: PS3 Super Computing Cluster

Date: January 4, 2011 at 7 p.m.
Location: Algonquin College (Woodroffe Campus), room P211A


Speaker: various

The meeting will begin with our semi-regular Gnews session that briefly highlights "New to Linux" beginner topics and other Linux tips.

After the main presentation we will have a Q & A help session. open to the floor so bring your problems and the group will no doubt have some insights on them.

How to set up and program a PS3 super computing cluster

Speaker: Matthew Bastian

Talk outline:

  1. What is super computing?
  2. Why the PS3?
  3. The PS3 architecture.
  4. What does a cluster look like?
  5. Programming a cluster.
  6. Some timing examples.
  7. Observations and conclusions.

About the Speaker

Matthew Bastian is a flight test engineer with the National Research Council of Canada. When he's not busy flying on research aircraft, he writes real time airborne data acquisition software.

Finding the Meeting Location,+Canada

Algonquin College is close to the corner of Woodroffe and Baseline and right across from the Baseline transitway station. Room P211A is in Building P. Free parking is available in lots 8, 9 and 12 after 5pm.

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