[Beowulf] Distributed FS (Was: copying big files)

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Aug 14 07:19:55 EDT 2008


----- "Carsten Aulbert" <carsten.aulbert at aei.mpg.de> wrote:

> Speaking of this, what do people use when they have say ~ 200 nodes
> with an extra 1 TB drive in it.

We're just using them for local scratch space, we thought
it was overkill until two weeks after the first test node
arrived when we got a user whose job needed over 600GB of
scratch whilst it ran and it was the only place we could
run it...

cheers,
Chris
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