Sun Sparc performance
laurence at elinux.com.sg
Sat Aug 4 11:41:26 EDT 2001
Dear Chean Leng,
It really depends on your application, whether it makes use of the features of
the SPARC CPU...
I have had clusters of Alpha, AMD and INTEL and running different applications
ranks them differently...
I would think that a SUN box brings to your cluster a higher reliability
(hardware) then pc-based systems... this may be important for jobs that run for
long periods.. more than a week????
However.. with SUN... it is not a Beowulf cluster anymore :-) SUN boxes are
generally not considered COTS...
Quoting clpoh <clpoh at pl.jaring.my>:
> Has anybody tried Beouwlf clustering on Sun Ultra SPARC machines ? I
> a benchmark on 3 sets of Sun Ultra SPARC machines using POVRAY but the
> result I got is even slower than my other cluster with AMD K6-2. iS
> OK ?
> Poh Chean Leng
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