[Beowulf] Beowulf - Warewulf ??
csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 14 19:01:44 EST 2005
On Wednesday 14 December 2005 17:45, Rodrigo López Negrete de la Fuente wrote:
> My name is Rodrigo, and I'm new to clustering so I've been reading about it
> and the available tools. The thing that's been troubling me is, that I
> haven't found what the main differences between Warewulf and Beowulf are.
> So is there anybody that can explain it to me, or is there a page where
> this is explained?
A very simple explanation is that "Beowulf" is a concept - a Linux cluster
made from commodity parts - whereas Warewulf is an implementation - it is a
Linux distribution that is intended to make it easier to build a Beowulf
How does that sound ?
Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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