Via Nico Maas.
As soon as the Pi Zero came out, I started on thinking about Clusters again. I wanted to create an big – but at the same time, cheap cluster.
Yes, an Pi Zero is not nearly as fast, as an RPi 2. And yes, there are some problems with this idea – especially about the fact, that the Pi Zero is not as common as an – say – RPi Modell B v. 2.0 – but – as this is more about science and trying to just “do it” – I tried it anyway.
TLDR; Yes, it works – and better than you might think :)!
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