[Beowulf] Best Setup for Batch Systems

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Feb 18 22:38:18 EST 2004


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On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 02:09 pm, Andrew Wang wrote:

> SPBS has lots of patches integrated, but still if your
> SPBS master node crashes, your cluster is gone.

Well, depends on your definition of "gone" really.

People can't queue new jobs, jobs waiting to run won't be started, but as long 
as your filestore is elsewhere then running jobs won't be interrupted.

However, if your filestore server disappears then you're stuffed. :-)

Chris
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 Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Systems & Network Admin
 Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
 Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia

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