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Ashwin Pajankar, Raspberry Pi Supercomputing and Scientific Programming, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2878-4_6

6. Building the Supercomputer

Ashwin Pajankar

(1)Nashik, Maharashtra, India

In the previous chapter, we prepared the Pi for supercomputing by installing the necessary libraries, frameworks, and tools. In this chapter, we will learn to create a network of multiple Pis and use it to run various commands in parallel.

Making a Backup of the MicroSD card

Once we configure the Pi, update it, and install necessary packages and utilities, we should make a backup of the microSD card. This is necessary because (God forbid!) if the microSD card or the Pi were damaged or lost, then we could resume our work with the backup. It is advised ...

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