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This was retired on Mar 01, 2019


Brown-GPU was a new type of addition to Purdue's Community Clusters, designed specifically for applications which are able to take advantage of GPU accelerators. While applications must be specially-crafted to use GPUs, a GPU-enabled application can often run many times faster than the same application could on general-purpose CPUs. Due to the increased cost of GPU-equipped nodes, Brown-GPU was offered with some new purchase options to allow for shared access at a lower price point than the full cost of a node.

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Installed 2018-03-01
Retired 2019-03-01