Network RAM for Beowulf

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Thu Aug 16 10:52:23 EDT 2001


> >    we as a group of four students are *also* thinking
> > of implementing Network RAM for a beowulf cluster
> > (assuming 100Mbps Ethernet ) whereby each node in the

I'm always puzzled why people want to keep trying this:
have you considered the fairly breathtaking latency of 
"sharing" pages over a net?  do you really have apps that can 
tolerate that kind of latency?



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