Turing Pi Clusterboard Takes up to 7 Raspberry Pi Compute Modules

Turing Pi Raspberry Pi Compute-Module 3+ Cluster Board
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We’ve already covered several cluster solutions based on Raspberry Pi boards such as Bitscope Blade with up to 40 Raspberry Pi boards, a 16 Raspberry Pi Zero cluster board prototype, Circumference “datacenter-in-a-box” with up to 32 Raspberry Pi 3 B+ boards.

If you want something more compact, it makes sense to develop a platform with Raspberry Pi Compute Modules instead, and we’ve already published news about MiniNodes Raspberry Pi 3 CoM Carrier Board that supports up to to 5 Compute Modules 3/3+ last year. There’s now another option with Turing Pi Clusterboard support up to 7 Compute Modules for applications leveraging Kubernetes, Docker, Jupyter Notebook, machine learning (TensorFlow/Caffe), and serverless stack.

Turing Pi Cluster Board
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Turing Pi specifications:

  • 7x Sockets for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3/3+
  • Storage – 7x microSD card slots
  • Video Output – 1x HDMI port, MIPI DSI connector
  • Audio – 1x 3.5mm audio jack
  • Camera I/F – 2x MIPI CSI connectors
  • Networking – Gigabit Ethernet port and on-board switch
  • USB – 8x USB ports
  • Power Supply – 12-20V DC jack or ATX power supply
  • Dimensions – 170 x 170mm (mini-ITX form factor)
Raspberry Pi CM3 Cluster Board
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The product page does not contain much information at this stage, and specifically no details about software installation or tutorials, but the board is available for pre-order for $128 with shipping planned for this autumn. You’ll also need to add our own Raspberry Pi Compute modules, and with pricing starting at $25 for the RPi CM3 Lite module, and a 7-module system would go for a little over $300, not including microSD cards nor a power supply.

Via LinuxGizmos and Technabob

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