Beowulf & VMWare

Chris Black cblack at eragen.com
Wed Oct 30 15:13:20 EST 2002


On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 12:17, Marquardt, Paul wrote:
> The organization I work for has been toying with the idea of server
> consolidation. 
> 
> One of the scenarios presented by the group was to build a Beowulf cluster
> and use VMWare GSX Server to partition it. 
> 
> This solution seems to offer endless ideas of distributed processing and the
> ability to run multiple operating systems on a large clustered platform.
> 
> However, I have been very hard pressed to find information concerning this
> type of an implementation of Beowulf, or VMWare.
> 
> Is this a feasible implementation?
> 
> Has this ever been done?
> 
> Was it successful?

You might consider also looking into User Mode Linux (UML).
http://user-mode-linux.sourceforge.net/
I don't have experience with it but have done some reading and it sounds
like it might be well-suited to what you want to do.

Chris


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