Monthly Archives: July 2020

Poor man’s cluster

This part might just be me cargo-culting, but I feel like even a startup quant fund needs a compute cluster. I once even heard a joke that any self-respecting quant should be able expand their computational needs to fill an arbitrarily large number of servers. The cluster I’ve just built is a low-budget clunker, made of a motley bunch of leftover and refurbished servers, linked together with parts off eBay. But I’m very proud of it!

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