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Forum: GPU Computing 2021-05-10, 19:50
Replies: 20
Views: 372
Posted By chalsall
To share... While I ***love*** Dell rack-mount...

To share... While I ***love*** Dell rack-mount kit, I hate their workstations. That also goes for HP, Lenovo, et al.

As you mentioned, nothing is readily Commerical Off-The-Shelf (COTS). Not...
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-08, 20:11
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Gulp! Wow!!! I don't think my budget is...

Gulp! Wow!!!

I don't think my budget is going to be anywhere near that! :smile:

I just need to drive six (6#) or so monitors and run lots of VMs. So I'l be aiming for at least 128 GB of RAM....
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-08, 18:45
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Bill of Materials / Total CapEx?

Mike, it's been very interesting watching you document your build.

Way too many photons for my tastes, but to each their own. And you did say all the LEDs were an experiment.

I looking to do a...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-05-04, 21:04
Replies: 5,168
Views: 326,616
Posted By chalsall
Good. I thought it sounded familiar. LaurV...

Good. I thought it sounded familiar.

LaurV has a way of "bumping the queue" (like jumping, but different...). :wink:
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-05-04, 15:58
Replies: 5,168
Views: 326,616
Posted By chalsall
Yup. A single artificial WHERE constraint in the...

Yup. A single artificial WHERE constraint in the graphing code-path itself. Fixed.
Forum: Data 2021-05-02, 18:01
Replies: 21
Views: 2,044
Posted By chalsall
I do still have the scripts. But, alas, not the...

I do still have the scripts. But, alas, not the datasets.

I'm very thankful for James for taking over the responsibility of all the data visualization stuff. I'm simply too busy to support that...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-01, 18:13
Replies: 884
Views: 95,050
Posted By chalsall
Puuurr(l)...

Puuurr(l)...
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-01, 17:37
Replies: 77
Views: 9,000
Posted By chalsall
If I may please blow some sunshine... This...

If I may please blow some sunshine...

This kind of collation and curation is underappreciated but very valuable. :tu:
Forum: GpuOwl 2021-04-30, 23:43
Replies: 2,707
Views: 256,094
Posted By chalsall
My gods!!! What is that monster drawing from the...

My gods!!! What is that monster drawing from the wall running that kind of workload?

You've proven your point, Mike. Sometimes playing with your own kit is clearly more fun! :tu:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-30, 22:32
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By chalsall
So long as you've got 2 (or more) vCPUs, you...

So long as you've got 2 (or more) vCPUs, you won't be competing with another instance for the execution pipeline (AFAIU; happy to be corrected on that).

Just to mention... GCE is worth exploring...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-30, 22:19
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By chalsall
In my testing, I have found it is optimal to get...

In my testing, I have found it is optimal to get an even number of vCores for the instance. mprime will then (correctly) only use the real cores (read: half), without any risk of competing with...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-30, 21:17
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Gulp! You own one of these???

Gulp! You own one of these???
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-30, 17:41
Replies: 5,168
Views: 326,616
Posted By chalsall
Copy. Noted. I will drill down over the...

Copy. Noted.

I will drill down over the weekend. Might be an SPE on my part too.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-30, 17:40
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By chalsall
Yup. Even on Azure... :wink: Again,...

Yup. Even on Azure... :wink:



Again, yup. In many use cases, it is actually less expensive to rent compute (particularly "spot" or "interruptable") just taking into consideration the power,...
Forum: Data 2021-04-29, 16:29
Replies: 88
Views: 2,621
Posted By chalsall
:tu: Never send a human to do a machine's...

:tu:

Never send a human to do a machine's job! :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-28, 23:04
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Wow!!! Seriously! My main workstation has a...

Wow!!! Seriously!

My main workstation has a total of four LEDs. Power, HDD, Ethernet Link, and Ethernet Activity... :wink:
Forum: Data 2021-04-27, 23:57
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By chalsall
I've put the first file's entries onto my...

I've put the first file's entries onto my six-core machine.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-27, 01:04
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By chalsall
Base 32 can also be fun to work with. As can...

Base 32 can also be fun to work with. As can Base 64. Or many other bases...

Choosing the symbol space for the latter to be URL safe is left as an exercise for those who have too much time on...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-27, 00:40
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Don't disagree. But, tends not to scale at...

Don't disagree.

But, tends not to scale at the touch of a credit card... :razz:
Forum: storm5510 2021-04-26, 23:35
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By chalsall
You are a sentient being. Take counsel. And...

You are a sentient being. Take counsel. And then make your own decision.

Seriously! :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-26, 23:10
Replies: 80
Views: 2,551
Posted By chalsall
Mike... No disrespect intended, but do you have...

Mike... No disrespect intended, but do you have any idea how much compute you can rent in "the cloud" for that kind of coin?
Forum: storm5510 2021-04-26, 22:43
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By chalsall
xilman is talking about offering Software as a...

xilman is talking about offering Software as a Service. SaaS. That makes the most sense with regards to scalability nowadays. Hide the IP behind an API interface, and you're good to go.

Not...
Forum: storm5510 2021-04-26, 17:53
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By chalsall
That is actually no longer entirely true. But,...

That is actually no longer entirely true. But, even though I have VS installed on one of my WinBlows development boxen, I still don't use it. I don't like IDEs; I'm a console guy.



Make...
Forum: storm5510 2021-04-24, 15:27
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By chalsall
Indeed! Perl is my language of choice for most...

Indeed! Perl is my language of choice for most situations. I sometimes will prototype in Perl for proof-of-concept work, and then port to C if I need speed, or to protect intellectual property.
...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-23, 23:04
Replies: 1,154
Views: 103,497
Posted By chalsall
Quick datapoint from my Instances PoV... I...

Quick datapoint from my Instances PoV...

I haven't received a single GPU instance in over a week. I do continue to get CPU, but they tend to run for about 20 minutes. They will sometimes last up...
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