Data Centers

Building a Fountain of Knowledge

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: PDF

Texas Tech needed to build a new high performance computing (HPC) cluster to attract top-name researchers, accelerate research efforts with the fastest technology, and help fulfill its mission to be in the top tier of Texas research universities. The university deployed an HPC solution with Dell PowerEdge servers running Rocks Cluster Distribution software on CentOS Linux operating system with InfiniBand high-speed interconnects. Dell ProManage Services deployed and installed the cluster in only three weeks.