Milestone Linux Compute Cluster: 512 CPU-cores and 1024 GPU/CUDA-cores

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Early 2006 a faculty Linux compute cluster was started by the purchase of 4-core rackmountable servers by several departments. The latest additions to the cluster, a machine with 48 CPU-cores and a machine with 12 CPU-cores and 1024 CUDA GPU-cores in 2 NVIDIA Tesla M2090 cards, brought the size of the cluster to these milestone figures. Source code has to be rewritten to make use of CUDA-cores. The latest version of Matlab has support for the use of CUDA-cores. For workstations and servers, including these compute servers, Fedora Linux is gradually being replaced by Ubuntu LTS Linux.