A beowulf for parallel instruction.

Greg Lindahl glindahl at hpti.com
Wed Nov 1 15:48:29 EST 2000


> Your comments about instruction are well received. One
> of our objectives would be to prepare students to use
> the larger scale Beowulfs ( Beowolves? Someone needs to
> solve this problem ! ) which are becoming available as
> national facilities. I'd be interested in software
> comments in this area.

Most "large scale" clusters look like traditional supercomputers -- you run
MPI programs through a batch system. So if you're instructing in *use*
instead of *construction* or *administration*, why not use that model?

-- g


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