Beowulf pioneer Thomas Sterling in front of Caltech’s Nægling

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Date
1998 ca.
Photographer
Conlon, Judy
Credit Line
Courtesy of NASA Ames Research Center
Keywords
Beowulf clusters (Computer systems); Becker, Don; Sterling, Thomas; cluster
Object ID
500004063

The Nægling (named after one of the swords used by the mythical Scandinavian hero Beowulf) had 120 processors and was used for teaching students about parallel computing.