[Beowulf] small file systems

Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at charter.net
Tue Aug 28 10:28:54 EDT 2007


Jim Lux wrote:
> 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.
>

Here's another that I just learned about:

http://www.cdatas.com/index1.html

I think it's bigger than the gumstix though :( 

Jeff

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