November 12-15, 2001, The Aggregate had a major research exhibit at IEEE/ACM SC2001. Click here to download a 4MB movie of a CFD simulation movie being displayed on a a cluster of nine AMD Athlon 4 laptops configured as both an LCD panel video wall and a rear-projection video wall.
This was the year we introduced the public domain Cluster Design Rules (CDR) software tool. The CDR is the first software package to exhaustively analyze a complete cluster design space to determine the best cluster design for a particular application(s), site characteristics, and budget.
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