[Beowulf] open mosix alternative
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Jul 1 16:24:04 EDT 2008
Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 02:06:34PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
>> If you prefer more of an SMP model (simpler programming), you should
>> look at ScaleMP DSMs. Some on this list argue the shared memory
>> programming is not easier than distributed memory programming,
> Gee, and I thought the biggest argument about ScaleMP was that the
> previous 50 times the same thing was attempted, it had low
The researchy DSMs had low performance. That is known. This one seems
not to be bad over good IB nets. You always have latency. Can't escape
> I'd love to see some benchmarks (other than Stream). So if you do look
> at it, please share.
If you are serious about this, I'll bug Shai as to what is shareable.
He does have benchmarks. The ones I have seen (real applications, not
microbenchmarks), looked pretty good. Which is why we are looking at them.
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