[Beowulf] best linux distribution
jmdavis1 at vcu.edu
Mon Oct 8 11:07:07 EDT 2007
My experience is similar to Bill's. We've been using CentOs 3,4 for the
past few years on our larger clusters. It is a good choice for
stability, good performance, and since it is RH for SW compatability.
Bill Rankin wrote:
> Yes, we use it with good effect on our 500+ node cluster at Duke.
> It's currently running Centos-4. I think that the only issue is that
> some of our developers require newer releases of a couple packages,
> but it's easy enough to maintain a local yum repository with those
> It's been a good stable platform for us.
> On Oct 8, 2007, at 9:48 AM, Barnet Wagman wrote:
>> Does any one use Centos on Beowulf nodes? Of course Centos is really
>> just Redhat, but many people prefer it for use on servers.
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