The Distributed ASCI Supercomputer (DAS)
DAS is a wide-area distributed computer of 200 Pentium Pro nodes, distributed
over four Dutch universities.
Notice: DAS-1 is no longer active.
It has been succeeded by the
DAS machine architecture
Usage of the DAS machine
Research projects on DAS
Publications and presentations about DAS
About the name DAS
A snapshot of the cluster at the Vrije Universiteit, clearly showing the
DAS is a wide-area distributed computer of 200 Pentium Pro nodes. The machine
is built out of clusters of workstations, located at four
The University of Utrecht also
The clusters are interconnected by ATM links for wide-area
communication, whereas Myrinet,
a popular Gigabit LAN, is used for local communication.
This page is maintained by Kees Verstoep.
Mon Aug 20 10:22:58 CEST 2001