Think Raspberry Pi computers are no match for their bigger cousins? Think again, because there’s strength in numbers. PJ Evans shows you how to create a cluster computer from several Raspberry Pi computers.
Raspberry Pi computers are famously cheap and cheerful. Great for playing around with and the odd little project, right? Well, sometimes.
However, our little friend is a surprisingly powerful computer and when you get lots of them working together, amazing things can happen.
The concept of computer ‘clusters’ (many computers working together as one) is nothing new, but when you have a device as affordable as Raspberry Pi, you can start to rival much more expensive systems by using several in parallel. Here, we’ll learn how to make a cluster computer from a lot of little computers.
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