[Beowulf] small file systems

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Tue Aug 28 09:45:55 EDT 2007


At 06:29 AM 8/28/2007, Lombard, David N wrote:
>On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 04:15:18PM -0700, Jim Lux wrote:
> >
> > Essentially, the mini-server IS the head node.  It doesn't have to do
> > very much... get the worker bees up and running, and, I suppose,
> > potentially fire off the jobs on the workers, although that might
> > just be done in the startup script for the node.
> >
> > While this isn't the "Beowulf of Furbys" it's pretty darn close..
>
>OK, so you're looking for a minimal server platform.
>
>Take a look at gumstix <http://gumstix.com/>

Excellent.. Thanks for reminding me of these.


>--
>David N. Lombard, Intel, Irvine, CA
>I do not speak for Intel Corporation; all comments are strictly my own.

James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Radio Frequency Subsystems Group
Flight Communications Systems Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena CA 91109
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