[Beowulf] distributing storage amongst compute nodes

Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at charter.net
Mon Oct 22 08:12:29 EDT 2007


Leif Nixon wrote:
> Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> writes:
>
>   
>> [...] commodity disks are plenty reliable
>> and are not a significant source of uptime problems.
>>     
>
> C|N>K (i.e. coffee piped through nose into keyboard)
>
> That's not quite a general truth. 8^)
>   

Even though the data shows otherwise? Look at Garth Gibson's
FAST paper. Also look at Google's FAST paper from this year.

Jeff

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