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Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster by Andreas Josef Reichel

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Chapter 1. BeagleBone Black System Board

While studying physics and natural science, I always felt that solving scientific or mathematical problems was the only way of really making use of a modern computer's speed and calculation power. Such problems appear in research, simulation, or visualization purposes, as well as in computer games. Playing around with computers and programming since the age of 13, I soon realized that linear problems such as equation systems can take a very long time to get solved on modern standard PCs, depending on the number of unknowns. Also, being interested in the miniaturization of hardware, I finally came across BeagleBone Black (BBB), which is a credit-card-sized computer that can run Linux. I soon stumbled across ...

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