Beowulf [& VMWare]

Timothy H. Keitt tkeitt at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Oct 31 17:53:56 EST 2002


On Thu, 2002-10-31 at 13:30, Donald Becker wrote:
> 
> As most list readers know, I consider Mosix to be an academically
> interesting system and its transparent process migration an excellent
> touchstone to compare process migration approachs.
> 
> Mosix is not a good system for scalable or performance-oriented
> clustering, and I agree with your conclustion that Mosix+VMware
> application serving is not a good match.

VMware aside, I'm not aware that openmosix precludes the use of mpi or
pvm or standard batch processing. Are these not good solutions for
scalable or performance-oriented clustering?

Tim
 
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