[Beowulf] Re: Cluster newbie, power recommendations

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Tue Mar 21 17:32:30 EST 2006


On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 13:06 -0500, Joe Landman wrote:

> 
> Not sure of the performance impact of this, but you could look at OpenVZ 
> or Xen as well (when it is ready).  
Xen has very little impact on performance. I saw some very good figures
at a recent presentation at FOSDEM.
I guess the biggest drawback for MPI type work would be the emulated NIC
is pretty outdated. I think I remember Ian Pratt saying this will be
changed.

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