Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of VirtualCampusSupercomputerCenter


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09/02/11 16:13:38 (6 years ago)
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  • VirtualCampusSupercomputerCenter

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    3232The benefits of creating a VCSC include:
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    34  * It creates a new pool of computing power, available at little or no cost to campus researchers. This resource enables previously infeasible research, and may attract prospective faculty.
     34 * It creates a new pool of computing power, available at little or no cost to campus researchers.
     35  This resource enables previously infeasible research, and may attract prospective faculty.
    3536 * It creates a path by which computational scientists can use distributed computing; many of these scientists lack the expertise and resources to do it themselves.
    3637 * It creates a new outlet for 'school spirit' which directly contributes to the primary mission of the university.
    3738 * It generates publicity for the university and its research.
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     40== Example ==
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     42The University of Westminster in London has created a campus desktop grid using BOINC,
     43which is estimated to save it £125,000 per year.
     44Details are
     45[http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about/news-and-events/news/2011/university-of-westminster-launches-new-diy-supercomputer-saving-hundreds-of-thousands-of-pounds here].
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    3947== Getting started ==