Linux vs FreeBSD clusters (was: how are the Redhat product changes affecting existing and future plans?)
jschauma at netmeister.org
Fri Nov 7 10:00:56 EST 2003
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Rayson Ho <raysonlogin at yahoo.com> wrote:
> A very good paper about building HPC clusters with FreeBSD:
> "Building a High-performance Computing Cluster Using FreeBSD"
> The author talked about hardware issues: KVM, BIOS redirection, CPU
> choices; and then talked about why he chose FreeBSD instead of Linux...
> he also did the port of GridEngine (SGE) to FreeBSD.
> Anyone tried to setup HPC clusters with *BSD??
I have a 30 node NetBSD/i386 cluster, and just recently created the
tech-cluster at netbsd.org mailing list. Some people are working on a port
of SGE to NetBSD, too. I hope to expand the awareness of NetBSD in
particular for cluster usage in the near future.
Some URLs of relevance:
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