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  • Changing BIOS settings with syscfg from the DTK

    If you find yourself in need of a tool that can change BIOS settings while you are still booted into the operating system, look no further. syscfg is a powerful tool provided by DTK (Dell Toolkit) that allows you to do just that. This article will cover using syscfg to change the number of CPU cores...
  • 02-26-2010 -- HPC TECH TIP: Infiniband Connectivity Testing

    When you receive a new cluster, you’ll want to test the various components to make sure everything is working. Here we’ll take a look at how to do some very basic Infiniband connectivity tests to ensure your links are up and running at the correct speed. There are several different tools...
  • HPC Tech Tip: Updating your compute nodes firmware via PXE - 03-12-2010

    Introduction If you find yourself having to update any firmware on your servers via DOS, instead of walking to each server and using a USB drive, or booting to a USB floppy, try it via PXE. In most cases we have a Linux based update package, so you can avoid updating in this manner. I am assuming that...
  • Dell Life Cycle Controller features for High Performance Computing Cluster Deployment

    By Anil Maurya High Performance Computing Clusters ( HPCC ) are a very popular type of supercomputer and it is used for solving large problems using parallelization. Dell has Linux-based HPCC solutions offering. Deploying HPC is a comprehensive process. This document provides a simplified...