SAN/Clusters/SCSI...oh and a searchable archive.

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Thu Jul 26 17:45:27 EDT 2001


On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 01:51:33PM -0700, Hoeffel, Thomas wrote:

> While spending a little time recently researching SAN's and NAS's so our IT
> group wouldn't try to put anything past us, I started to wonder if anyone
> had implemented a small SAN on their cluster via scsi.I'm talking low cost
> solution here.  I'm trying to avoid any addition myrinet-type card installs
> in my nodes, but i do have scsi on each.

That depends on what you mean by "SAN". For most HPC uses, what you
want is a shared filesystem. So NFS is the low cost version.

g


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