[Beowulf] Transparant clustering

Bogdan Costescu Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Nov 14 03:23:19 EST 2008


On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Serge Fonville wrote:

> I have always thought that it should be possible to build a cluster 
> which works like a single system.

Have you looked at ScaleMP ?

> I just wonder if the head node would make things more difficult 
> (since that can go down as well).

You have to better define your expectations of reliability and 
performance - they often go in different directions.

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Bogdan Costescu

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