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Cluster Node Prototype


  • Mitsumi Slim CDROM Drive
  • Mitsumi Slim Floppy Drive
  • 4 Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 120Gb SATA drives
  • 480W Etasis power supply
  • 2x PC2700 1Gb ECC Registered RAM
  • MSI MS-9152 ATX Server Board
  • Chipset: Intel E7210 MCH
  • Onboard: PS/2, 2 USB, 1 serial, VGA, 2 RJ45 Gigabyte LAN jacks
  • 2x Intel Xeon 3.4GHz CPUs
  • 3ware 9500S-4LP Controller Card

Drag Benchmark Tests

Tests were done on Wed April 27 2005. The tests consisted of running instances of Drag 1.3 with HyperThreading Technology enabled and then instances of Drag 1.3 with HyperThreading Technology disabled.

Bonnie Benchmark Tests

These tests consisted of running bonnie++ version 1.03, one on an EXT2 file system and the other on a Reiser Filesystem.

    Tests On EXT2 filesystem using 3ware Controller. NOTE: Some tests did not have "blockdev --setra 16384 /dev/sda" set prior to running tests.
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Power Consumption Tests

All 3 tests were done on Thu March 31 2005. The tests consisted of 2 instances of dragfft 1.2, 1 instance of bonnie 1.4 and the command "dd if=/dev/urandom of=file". The vertical axis is RMS current in Amps. The horizontal axis is Time in Seconds.

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