[Beowulf] RE: moab

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 10 23:09:27 EST 2008


----- "Richard Rankin" <r.rankin at qub.ac.uk> wrote:

> I will have funding available to purchase some new clusters in the new
> year.
> 
> I was hoping to be able to have a cluster with a mix of Linux and
> windows nodes so that the mix could be varied depending on the work
> load.
> 
> I have been pointed to
> http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/products/moab-hybrid-cluster.php
> 
> Has anyone any experience of this

Not in that scenario (no Windows here) but I do know
a University here who do power up/down nodes based on
demand using Moab.

We're not doing that as we always have a backlog of
jobs waiting to run!

Hope that's of some use to you ?

cheers,
Chris
-- 
Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
VPAC is a not-for-profit Registered Research Agency
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