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Four Node Cluster - Custom PC Build


Four Node Cluster - Custom PC Build

Home Lab Setup


Four-node CE Cluster:

  • Intel Core i5-6600 6M Skylake Quad-Core 3.3 GHz
  • Streacom F1C EVO Mini ITX Case
  • Silverstone Tek Super Slim Profile CPU Cooler
  • GIGABYTE GA-B150N PHOENIX-WIFI LGA 1151 Intel B150 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
  • Crucial 32GB Kit (16GBx2) DDR4 2133 MT/s (PC4-17000) DR x8 Unbuffered DIMM 288-Pin Memory - CT2K16G4DFD8213
  • SAMSUNG 850 EVO M.2 2280 250GB SATA III 3D NAND
  • WD Black 1TB Performance Mobile Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6 Gb/s 32MB Cache 9.5 MM 2.5 Inch - WD10JPLX
  • Mini Box PicoPSU-150-XT 12V DC-DC ATX power supply
  • MEAN WELL LRS-150-12 150W 12V 12.5A Single Output Switchable Power Supply


Network Hardware:

  • NETGEAR GS108PEv3 8-Port Gigabit PoE Smart Managed Plus Switch
  • Ubiquiti Unifi Ap-AC Lite - Wireless Access Point

Other Stuff:

  • Raspberry Pi
  • CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD PFC Sinewave UPS System



What’s Running on it right now, other than CVMs:

  • Five node Cloudera Hadoop cluster
  • Windows Server 2016 DC
  • BOINC system running Asteroids@home and LHC@home
  • Two Ubuntu name servers
  • Ubuntu workstation



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Re: Four Node Cluster - Custom PC Build

Really nice and clean setup @JFuller - well done! 

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