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#1 alexh92

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 03:42 AM

I have recently been made redundant from a medium sized eLearning Training Centre.  I was a Workskills and basic IT Tutor there.  The boss of the company has said we can buy the computers off him at a very reasonable price if we can think of something to do with them.  There are 220 fairly new PCs, a mix of between months and 3 years old.

 

Two questions:

1.  Could we build these computers into a networked Supercomputer with a presence on the Internet?

2.  Any ideas for what we could use the Supercomputer for to make some money?

 

Any ideas gratefully received.  Or if you want to get involved with us we are based in Birmingham in the UK.  Thanks.



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#2 Wand3r3r

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Posted 25 August 2015 - 10:21 AM

1. not really

2. might want to consider bit coin mining



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Posted 25 August 2015 - 07:12 PM

Buy the computers then resell them for profit?


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Posted 26 August 2015 - 03:42 PM

It is possible but do you wanna really?


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#5 Wand3r3r

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 04:31 PM

Beowulf can create a cluster but distributed computing does not make a supercomputer. Supercomputers use parallel processing not distributed.



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Posted 27 August 2015 - 12:00 AM

I figured he just used the wrong word for what he had in mind.


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